Category Archives: nerdy

all things nerdy

Redcoats

Most people would look twice if Redcoats were milling about, but in Lexington this is a typical sight downtown.  BTW – I’m not sure why some of the Redcoats seem to be wearing jeans.

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The Batmobile

We got a chance to see the real batmobile this fall.  It made an appearance just a few miles from our house.

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North Adams

We took a road trip to Western Massachusetts recently.  Highlights included a trip to Herman Melville’s house, where he wrote Moby Dick. Mass Moca and the new Sol LeWitt Installation, on view now through 2033. (It feels weird to type … Continue reading

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Jimmy Wales @Suffolk

Last month we had a nerd date and went to see wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales speak at Suffolk University.  The topic was Free Speech, Free Minds, Free Markets: Competition and Collaboration.  The Bostonist has a great recap of the evening.   Wales … Continue reading

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Wordle

Generate a word cloud of your website or a document with Wordle. Here is what I got when I put my blog in:

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Go Red Sox!

Picture025_24Oct07 Originally uploaded by jayluker Jay figured out how to change the message on the LCD of the HP printer at his office. Thanks to his message the Boston Red Sox completed mission World Series Champions part 2 successfully. If … Continue reading

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The Hockney Effect

My creation Originally uploaded by jjzach I was playing around with something called the Hockneyizer that allows you to make a quick collage from a single photograph. I’m a sucker for all the cool flickr tools out there.

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Spell with Flickr

Here is a fun Flickr tool called Spell with Flickr that lets you type in a word or sentence and it spells it with photographs. If you don’t like the first letter it gives you click on the letter and … Continue reading

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Flea Market Find

Flea Market Find Originally uploaded by jjzach At our yearly trek to the wonderful Todd Farm we found an Incredible Hulk fist that makes smashing noises when you punch things. This great flea market find will make a great accessory … Continue reading

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Movie Night

Movie Night Originally uploaded by jjzach We had a movie night outside with the neighbors recently complete with a large tv, kettle corn, lawn chairs, bug spray and Austin Powers. Here are some sites devoted to the art of throwing … Continue reading

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