John Hattaway is the the founder and publisher of Geek Eccentric. He started the website as a way of expressing his vast supply of geek related knowledge in ways (at times) that show way too much knowledge and interest. Outside of Geek Eccentric, John is an adjunct Professor of English, a graduate of Fairfield University's Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and has recently put his shingle out as a writer and website person. Yes, there are still things he can't talk about, but that may always be the case.
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virtual reality

You are being lied to about Virtual Reality | GEGATT

I like to call this the Lawnmower Man effect. Or, the period at which home computers had gotten to a point where science fiction writers (especially for movies) could begin imagining a world where the immersion of intellect into a ...
Future, Geek, Geek Culture, GEGATT, Opinion, Science and Speculation, Technology Culture
internet

The very backbone of the Internet Lies in relationships you know nothing about | GEGATT

Back before the WWW or world wide web as we know it, before HTML and CSS and PHP and the almost universal use of email over the USPS (or other country postal services), we had individuals who ran servers from ...
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e-reader

If You’re Not Using an E-Reader You’re Not Alive | GEGATT

Sony, way back, was the leader in e-reader technology. Back when e-ink was a new thing, and then not a new thing, but still not widely adopted and now that it’s been co-opted by the Amazon for its e-reader Kindle ...