It’s a Guy Thing by Scott Seegert

Normally “the Geeks” don’t feature books, but Scott Seegert has written a very entertaining one called It’s a Guy Thing: Awesome Innovations from the Underdeveloped Male Mind. It’s a Guy Thing examines 70 patents over the past 140 years that were obviously invented by men in the looses term. Some of the brainstorming wonders include:… Continue reading It’s a Guy Thing by Scott Seegert

New Year’s Resolution #6 – Increase Personal Productivity: Getting Things Done Book

One of the better books for helping you increase personal productivity has to be “Getting Things Done”. Both the Chief Gadgeteer and I have gone through this book and have gained some excellent tips for increasing productivity. We know first hand that “Getting Things Done” is a good book about productivity. Granted, we don’t follow… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution #6 – Increase Personal Productivity: Getting Things Done Book

New Year’s Resolution #6 – Increase Personal Productivity: Lifehacker Book

The second New Year’s Resolution “the Geeks” want to help you conquer for the coming year is to increase personal productivity. One of our favorite blogs in this area in our RSS feeder is lifehacker. Lifehacker has gone analog with a paperback book called “Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day”. Here is a… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution #6 – Increase Personal Productivity: Lifehacker Book

New Year’s Resolution #7 – Learn Something New: Free Trade Magazines

Another way to “learn something new”, the first New Year’s Resolution we’re covering, is to keep up with the latest trends in your trade. We’ve partnered with TradePub to provide readers with the opportunity to subscribe to trade magazines for free. Ranging from Automotive to Computers to Engineering to IT, TradePub has free magazine subscriptions… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution #7 – Learn Something New: Free Trade Magazines

New Year’s Resolution #7 – Learn Something New: Safari Subscription

One of the top New Year’s Resolutions people make is to learn something new. By learning something new people feel they add an additional dimension or interest in their life. The first idea “the Geeks” have to help you in this quest is a Safari Subscription. Safari provides an electronic reference library for programmers and… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution #7 – Learn Something New: Safari Subscription

Digital Lifestyle Digital Magazines

Zinio Systems offers digital magazines in a slick interface that allows you to flip through magazines easily, zoom in, use a markup tool and search easily through magazines. I’ve always wanted to grep through magazines, and now I can! Some of the Digital Lifestyle magazines offered by Zinio include Home Theater (which is my favorite),… Continue reading Digital Lifestyle Digital Magazines

Make: Technology on Your Time

Normally we don’t feature magazines, but check out this magazine from O’Reilly! It’s being called a geek’s dream come true. If you like to tweak, disassemble, re-create, and invent cool new uses for technology, you’ll love MAKE, the new quarterly publication for the inquisitive do-it-yourselfer. Every issue is packed with projects to help you make… Continue reading Make: Technology on Your Time