LockerGnome » News and Views http://www.lockergnome.com Empowering the Geek Lifestyle; Finding Cool Stuff for You Since 1996! Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:50:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 Super Mario Bros. Theme Played on Wine Glasses and Frying Pan http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2014/04/17/super-mario-bros-theme-wine-glasses/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2014/04/17/super-mario-bros-theme-wine-glasses/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:28:21 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=259886

Mike Green writes:

I’ve been keeping up with Dan Newbie’s YouTube channel. He makes music with everyday items and he’s at it again! I just had to share; I think you would love to see his latest video, in which he plays the ...continue reading

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Ocean in Motion Revolving Aquatic Scene http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/26/ocean-in-motion-revolving-aquatic-scene/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/26/ocean-in-motion-revolving-aquatic-scene/#comments Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:28:43 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=248433

The Ocean in Motion Revolving Aquatic Scene is like having an aquarium lamp with fish that swim around in circles on important fish business. No, they’re not real fish, but they’re part of a revolving fish scene in an aquarium atmosphere.

The ...continue reading

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The Delightful and Dubious Online Tech Trends of 2013 http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/12/tech-trends-2013/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/12/tech-trends-2013/#comments Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:21:01 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=248120

Have you been blissfully caught off guard by all of these new and fancy tech trends that are saturating the marketplace? Wonder which tech trends will stick around or which should be buried in the desert along with lost copies of Atari cartridges? Yeah, I ...continue reading

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Welcome to the Nexus of Geekdom http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/05/nexus-geek/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/08/05/nexus-geek/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2013 03:45:56 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=247757

Welcome to LockerGnome: the Nexus of Geekdom! Last Friday, I did a live TLDR and answered viewer questions on the spot — were you there? If not, don’t fret, because it’s all been recorded for posterity and presented here for you in this ...continue reading

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There is No Gamer Girl: Breaking Down Gender in Gaming http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/07/12/there-is-no-gamer-girl-breaking-down-gender-in-gaming/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/07/12/there-is-no-gamer-girl-breaking-down-gender-in-gaming/#comments Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:51:23 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=246443

Do you know any females into gaming? You know, the girls who play videogames?  The human beings that happen to have a uterus and they also enjoy tearing it up with a controller or mouse and keyboard in hand? I bet you know them, right? ...continue reading

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Why Are Edward Snowden and NSA PRISM Scaring Us? http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/06/12/nsa-prism-edward-snowden/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/06/12/nsa-prism-edward-snowden/#comments Wed, 12 Jun 2013 19:02:41 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=245478

Coming off of Edward Snowden’s release of documents that showcase what theorists have already been touting for decades now: a government “need” for our personal records from both phones and Internet. There are banks built from the ground up with the intention of ...continue reading

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The Forge: Suicide Prevention Turned Up to 11 http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/05/10/suicide-prevention-the-forge/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/05/10/suicide-prevention-the-forge/#comments Fri, 10 May 2013 18:11:43 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=244199

I know many people have their lives touched to some degree by the heartache of suicide. Whether it be from a family member, a significant other, a friend, or maybe even someone known indirectly, many people have witnessed the devastation left behind. Personally, I’ve seen ...continue reading

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Data and Information Ethics http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/05/09/ethics-data-information/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/05/09/ethics-data-information/#comments Thu, 09 May 2013 17:33:55 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=244171

How do your ethics cope with today’s availability and exchange of data? Guest blogger Andrew Rosenfeld writes:

I remember the first time I spoke the words, “I believe information should be free.” A close family friend and English man confronted me at the dinner ...continue reading

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How to Go Paperless http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/03/27/how-to-go-paperless/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/03/27/how-to-go-paperless/#comments Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:34:24 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=242365

Ever wondered how you can go paperless? At LockerGnome.net, Nick Anselmo writes:

Tell me which services/software you use to go paperless. Sign up for ebills? Get everything mailed to you, then scan it? Go online, save PDFs, and use native software, etc.?

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How Online Video Conferencing Services Pay for Themselves http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/03/25/how-online-video-conferencing-services-pay-for-themselves/ http://www.lockergnome.com/news/2013/03/25/how-online-video-conferencing-services-pay-for-themselves/#comments Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:54:31 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=242313

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Citrix. All opinions are 100% my own.

Video conferencing has come a long way since the days of Dick Tracy, when the idea of face-to-face communication across distances inspired the minds of a ...continue reading

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