Geek Weekly Review
We’re a little late getting this out for our June 29th meeting, but here it is. You can check out the live streamed YouTube below for a recap of the meeting. Our camera man crashed part way through, so we don’t have the full meeting on there. You can also check out the summary below the video.
- Scientists Have Demonstrated Quantum Entanglement on a Tiny Satellite Orbiting Earth
- Want a 16 core CPU in a laptop? Guaranteed to run Sinespace!
- The chicken first crossed the road in Southeast Asia, ‘landmark’ gene study finds
State of the viewer:
Current staging viewer is 2b52… Can’t tell a difference from 2b50. Must be bug fixes.
10 question trivia:
- 1980’s video game: What is the highest grossing video game of all time?
- Pac-Man. Since being released in 1980, it has earned an estimated $2.5 billion.
- Lord of the Rings: What character initially goes by the name “Strider?”
- Star Trek TOS: Which series regular is only ever referred to by their last name throughout the original run?
- Nyota Uhura. Her first name wasn’t given, canonically, until the 2009 film.
- Captain Marvel: Carol Danvers is a member or which branch of the military?
- The United States Air Force
- Whedonverse: “The human mind is like Van Halen. If you just pull out one piece and keep replacing it, it just degenerates.”
- Classic Board Games: What type of nouns are not acceptable words in Scrabble?
- Proper Nouns
- Game of Thrones: What is Petyr Baelish’s nickname?
- Star Wars: A New Hope: Who played R2-D2?
- Kenny Baker
- 1950’s Sci-Fi Movies: What 1956 film was inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest?
- Forbidden Planet
- Physics: What effect causes southbound moving objects to deflect to the right in the Northern hemisphere and to the left in the Southern hemisphere?
- The Coriolis effect
Show and Tell:
What are people working on? Doesn’t have to be SS related. Real world or virtual. Any cool places you’ve discovered here in SS?
Book club, first book to be “We Are Legion (We Are Bob)”. We’re going to meet here at localhost, on the last Friday of every month at 7pm PST. Link to Goodreads page for “We Are Legion”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32109569-we-are-legion-we-are-bob
Something for you to share:
What movie can you re-watch over and over again?