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Book Review: Prelude To Foundation

Riley Sproul Ideas, Literature, Scifi, Space, Uncategorized 1 Comment

I’ve decided to read The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov, as per recommendation of David, and I’m going to make a few observations and sometimes summaries, each of the seven books. Also I’ll be reading the books, not in the order they were published, but in the chronological sequence. There …

Book Review: Prelude To Foundation was last modified: May 13th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Debunkery- Liquid Glass

Riley Sproul Debunkery, Ideas, Science Leave a Comment

Hello all, I’m starting a intermittently regular series here on Dweebed: Debunkery. Where I’ll briefly (or sometimes not so briefly) debunk, examine, or otherwise explain the truth behind a common myth. For the first entry into the Debunkery series we have liquid glass! At some point in years past I …

Debunkery- Liquid Glass was last modified: March 12th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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False Memories: Part 3…7… 1, Definitely Part 1

Riley Sproul Ideas, Psychology, Science Leave a Comment

I want to tell you about false memories. Or at least I think I do… Hmm. Many of us think of our eyes, ears, and memory as cameras, microphones, and a hard drive. But we’re biological beings, and we are massively flawed. Many of our most surprising flaws are neurological …

False Memories: Part 3…7… 1, Definitely Part 1 was last modified: January 23rd, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Episode 022 – Windows 10 Event

David Rainsberger II Gaming, Podcast, Technology Leave a Comment

The Dweebs talk about the technology showcased at the Windows 10 event. Windows 10, Xbox One streaming, Cortana, and the new Hololens. Windows 10 seems to be building on the success of windows 7 and 8. with a bold new marketing approach we will have to see how well they …

Episode 022 – Windows 10 Event was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Pluto Close Up: Mark Your Calendars!

Riley Sproul Science, Space, Technology 2 Comments

Save the date: July 14th 2015. That’s when the probe launched in January, 9 years ago, will fly by Pluto and its five moons capturing some no doubt profound pictures and data for us to mine for years. This will be the closest and highest resolution look we’ve gotten at Pluto …

Pluto Close Up: Mark Your Calendars! was last modified: January 20th, 2015 by Riley Sproul

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Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Will Not Return for X-Men: Apocalypse

David Rainsberger II Comics, Movies Leave a Comment

Sir Patrick Stewart(@SirPatStew) squashed some rumors that he and Sir Ian McKellen(@IanMcKellen) would reprise their roles as Xavier and Magneto in the upcoming X-Men movie. Unfortunately this may mean they will lay to rest two of the greatest comic book roles we have seen on screen. While i have no doubt James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender can easily …

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Will Not Return for X-Men: Apocalypse was last modified: January 17th, 2015 by David Rainsberger II

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Episode 021 – Marvel Past, Present and Future

David Rainsberger II Comics, Movies, Podcast Leave a Comment

The Dweebs take a minicast to talk about The Past, Present and Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. What does the future hold in Phase 3 and 4 for The Avengers? What could follow Thanos and the infinity gauntlet? Suggested Media: Skrulls Kree Inhumans Make sure to follow us on Twitter …

Episode 021 – Marvel Past, Present and Future was last modified: March 3rd, 2015 by David Rainsberger II