Walk Like a Geocacher

January 3, 2011

What is Geocaching?

Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache in the world, pinpoint its location using GPS technology and then share the geocache’s existence and location online. Anyone with a GPS device can then try to locate the geocache.

This clip from the movie Splinterheads is the best explanation I’ve seen so far:

For Those Already in the Geo-Know…

This would be PERFECT for the geocaching theme song! I totally cracked when I saw the  geocacher’s reaction to the “muggles” part (been there done that)! These folks did an OUTSTANDING job on this vid…

or you can look at it as playing pirates with treasure maps like you did when you were a kid. just now it is electronic based. and it’s not just kids playing.

Geekffiti: When geeks and graffiti combine

February 29, 2008

There is a lot of geeky graffiti out there.  Some are just scribbles on a wall (programmer art being as it is), and some definitely qualify as artwork.      Just take a look at these….

Please wait… and wait, and wait, and wait.

Please wait… and wait, and wait, and wait.

Picture courtesy of Couch media.Yes, we’re waiting, but the **** thing isn’t moving!

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Here’s Looking At YOU!

January 9, 2008

Conversation, A Film About First Impressions.

“Conversation” is an absolutely fascinating short film on Current TV by Lenka Clayton and James Price about people’s first impressions when looking each other.

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A two-screen installation that explores the hidden split-second judgements we form of other people. Filmed with the kind participation of 30 strangers over two days in Dalston, East London.