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The Code of the Geeks v3.12

Hayden <rhayden@geek.net> The HTML version of the The Geek Code v3.12 has been formatted by Dylan Northrup. Last updated: March 5, 1996. Geek. Joseph Reagle on the gender gap in geek culture. Is geek culture sexist?

Joseph Reagle on the gender gap in geek culture

Joseph Reagle, Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at Northeastern University and author of a new paper entitled, “Free as in Sexist? Free culture and the gender gap,” returns to Surprisingly Free to address geek feminism and the technology gender gap. According to Reagle, only 1% of the free software community and 9% of Wikipedia editors are female, which he sees as emblematic of structural problems in the geek community. While he does not believe that being a geek or a nerd is in any way synonymous with being a sexist, he concludes that three things that he otherwise loves—geekiness, openness, and the rhetoric and ideology of freedom–are part of the problem inasmuch as they allow informal cliques to arise, dominate the discussion, and squeeze out minority views.

Reagle further supports efforts to form female-only subcultures within the geek community, which opponents argue goes against the free software value of openness. 50 citazioni fondamentali. Geekologie - Gadgets, Gizmos, and Awesome. Unreality - Your Online Portal for Movies, TV, Video Games and Unreal Stuff. Nerd. Popular Science - A Nerd’s Guide to Reading. Star Trek Homepage. Gothic, Victorian, Medieval & Vintage & other clothing.

Deranged Designs Punk, Goth, DIY, Custom Handmade Clothing. Hipsters. Hipster Translator. Hipsters couldn't incite more blind hatred if they were all ginger-haired Al-Qaeda members.

Hipster Translator

But why? Could it be their taste in music? Fashion sense? Attitude of superiority? Perhaps. Just The Facts The term arose in the 40's to describe middle class whites acting like black musicians, now referred to as "nerdcore". A Brief History of Smug "Hipster" is another one of those subcultures that is hard to nail down. "You just don't appreciate the genius of Spoon like I do.

" While most well adjusted members of society view music as an enjoyable addendum to life, perhaps a distraction or even a hobby, hipsters know that music is serious business. Judging a Book by (What Pitchfork Says About) Its Cover If asked to define what it is to be a hipster, one might be tempted to give a number of answers. This would mean I lose if I wasn't listening to it to be ironic. Hipsters must therefore strive at all times to stay a step ahead of everyone else. The Hipster Alphabet.

Unhappy Hipsters. The Hipsterfication Of America. Hide captionConcertgoers move in a spray of cooling mist as they dance amid the heat of the desert at the hipster Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., in April.

The Hipsterfication Of America

Mike Blake/Reuters /Landov Concertgoers move in a spray of cooling mist as they dance amid the heat of the desert at the hipster Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., in April. The hotel lobby in Franklin, Tenn., has an ultra-urban loft-esque feel — exposed air ducts, austere furniture and fixtures, music videos projected onto a flat panel.

Everywhere there is lava-lampish aqua and amber lighting. Sale racks near the front desk display chargers for iPods and BlackBerrys and a variety of snacks, including Cocoa Puffs and Red Bulls. Hipster-zine.pdf. Hipster Bingo Cards: “When You See, You’ll Know” Philadelphia-based graphic designer Paul Buller is selling these hilarious Hipster Bingo cards in his Etsy shop.

Hipster Bingo Cards: “When You See, You’ll Know”

Directions from his site: LOCATE HIPSTERS.Take out Bingo card.Use found items like change or bottle caps for game pieces. If hipsters are nearby this means you will be able to find plenty of pennies, guitar picks, cigarette butts, mustache combs…PLAY hipster bingo! HIPSTER BINGO NOTE: There are no words on Hipster Bingo! Mod/Hipster Clothing. The end of the hipster: how flat caps and beards stopped being so cool. Meet Josh.

The end of the hipster: how flat caps and beards stopped being so cool

Josh is a 30-year-old artist/chef who lives in a converted warehouse in Hackney, east London. Josh has a beard, glasses and cares about the provenance of his coffee. He pays his tax, doesn't have a 9-to-5 job and, along with his five polymathic flatmates, shuns public transport, preferring to ride a bike. Steampunk. The Steampunk Tribune. Brass Goggles:The lighter side of Steampunk. Posted by proteus on December 23rd,2013 Two things I love in one photo: [via Brian Kesinger's Tea Girls] Posted by proteus on October 17th,2013. Technology & Romance - Fashion, Style, & Science. Steampunk. SteamPunk Magazine. The 6 Rules Of Steampunk Fashion. 55 Steampunk Reads For The Holiday.

The Steampunk Workshop. Steampunk Websites. Steampunk. Steampunk. On Thingpunk. The symbols of the divine initially show up at the trash stratum. — Philip K.

On Thingpunk

Dick Increasingly, it feels like we live in a kind of Colonial Williamburg for the 20th century. With the introduction of networked digital devices we’ve gone through an epochal technological transformation, but it hasn’t much changed the design of our physical stuff. We’re like historical reenacters hiding our digital watches under bloused sleeves to keep from breaking period. We hide our personal satellite computers in our woodsman’s beards and flannels. Is this a problem? British designer Russell Davies, of Newspaper Club and the Really Interesting Group, thinks so. Every hep shop seems to be full of tweeds and leather and carefully authentic bits of restrained artisanal fashion. Davies has an expectation that the physical environment should be futuristic: Cafes used to be models of the future.

Steampunk Tendencies. Clockwork Couture. Emerging Trends. Lumbersexuality and Its Discontents. One hundred years ago, a crisis in urban masculinity created the lumberjack aesthetic.

Lumbersexuality and Its Discontents

Now it's making a comeback. The first one I met was at an inauguration party in 2009.