Dr. Geek: Smart Clothes and Cybernetic Fashions

One of my favorite movies of all time is Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future.  When I was young, the movie blew me away, and I had a total crush on Michael J. Fox.  I even tried to conceptualize how to make the flight conversion on cars work, and sent a letter to the President of the United States with my […]

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Dr. Geek: iPope, or When Religions Meet the Internet

Where were you when you heard the news?  That the white smoke had been sighted over the Sistine Chapel.  That the bells of  St. Peter’s Basilica rang out, to be joined by other chapel bells around Rome.  When Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, of the Jesuit order, greeted the gathered masses and begin his life as Pope […]

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OUYA Wines and Dines Chicago Developers

At an event in Chicago organized by the Chicago chapter of the International Game Developers Association, OUYA Founder and CEO Julie Uhrman met with local game developers to sell them on developing games for the new console system, as well as get the developers’ feedback and ideas for how to develop the system to better serve their needs and desires. […]

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Dr. Geek: The Corporate Coup Over Copyright Infringement

Because they were not getting their way with the government, the major communication corporations that serve as the primary Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country have taken matters into their own hands to curtail the spread of pirated content.  In a move that flies in the face of net neutrality, and is a response to the life and death […]

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Dr. Geek: Google to Play Hollywood’s Game

Once upon a time, when Web 2.0 was new, there was an online platform that people could use to share videos they made of their cats playing piano, their children reacting to dentists’ drugs, and their renditions of the history of dance.  And that platform was good, as it gave anyone the chance to have their 15 seconds of fame […]

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Dr. Geek: What CES Meant for Gamers

Every year the best, most innovative, and oddest inventions in consumer electronics, the type of technological gadgetry that inhabit and enliven our daily lives, come together for an orgy of originality.  The International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES if you are cool enough, wrapped up last week, showcasing everything from Ultra HD television sets (or 4K sets since they have […]

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Dr. Geek: Ouya and the Spirit of Open Source

Here at Clearance Bin Review, we have been doing what we can to help and shed light on the segment of digital gaming that is indie gaming.  We’ve reviewed a variety of independent games and covered the Xbox Live Independent Games Uprisings.  And we’ve covered the more mainstream, “standard” games for the big three console companies of Nintendo, Sony and […]

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Dr. Geek: 3D Printers, Replicators, and the End of Consumerism

‘Tis the holidays.  Thanksgiving has just past.  Christmas is down the line.  Black Friday and CyberMonday are testaments to our drive towards consumerism.  But what if in 10, 20 years, you no longer had to shop for things?  What if all those presents people fight for in the wee hours after Thanksgiving, those must-have toys made in China, would be replaced […]

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Dr. Geek and Virtual World Television: Giant Snails and a Talk Show

Did you know that you could create your own television studio, find people interested in being your crew, and produce television shows just like they do in New York City or Hollywood?  And you could do all of this without leaving your house, sitting in your pajamas, at any time of day? This doesn’t mean using Xtranormal or TVML.  I’m not […]

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