Hacks, book series
focuses on supporting the innovators who explore and experiment with technology,
the geeks that push technology to their whim; people who are not happy with
being just a consumer. In this same vein, and taking it further, OREILLY
launched MAKE Magazine
The Geeks are joined by Associate Editor Phillip Torrone in a discussion all
about MAKE Magazine
Geek Dedi Hubbard went to e3
and took a lot of e3 photos
. Last night the Geeks went to Star Wars III
. So – this show is all about e3 and Star Wars.
Virtual worlds exist right now in the form of Massively Multiplayer Online
Role-Playing Games [MMORPG
]. Blizzard Entertainment’s
game World of Warcraft
has had more than "1.5 million
people signup and play":http://www.blizzard.com/press/031705-worldwide.shtml. Blizzard’s business model is relativly
standard: the game costs $50 and there is a $15/month usage fee.
is the world’s first MMORPG
with a real world cash economy. Jon Jacobs of Project Entropia joins the gees to chat about it. It is
designed to host one million simultaneous users and is free to play;
creating an entirely new business model for
You may have noticed that good web applications are hard to come by.
You may also have noticed that a lot of websites
offer an experience that is less than pleasant. Well move over bad design and hello
37signals makers of Basecamp.
The Geeks have been using the "Basecamp project management web
application":http://www.basecamphq.com/ for a few months now and we love it so much we
invited the president of 37signals, Jason Fried, to come and talk about his company and this wonderful online application.