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Geekscape of the Day: Journey to the Forest King
Artist: Gaétan Weltzer   Source: http://bit.ly/1b9QTWY .

No one from outside had visited in a century...

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thats  cool
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Geekscape of the Day: Moonlit Serenade
Artist: Bobby Myers   Source: http://bit.ly/1DtupKx .

Even asteroid prospectors need a break...

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So that's what really happened to Starbuck.
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Geekscape of the Day: The Falcon Rises
Artist: Chris Toumanian   _Source: http://bit.ly/1IQfNJC ._

After seeing the new trailer yesterday I had to drop a little Star Wars today... The force compels me...=)

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Stellar!
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Geekscape of the Day: Swimming with the... Fishes?
Artist: Fin Timmers   Source: http://bit.ly/1DkW8Nm .

Phil never could get the hang of Thursdays...=)

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lol
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Geekscape of the Day: Skywhale Riders
Artist: Tiago Silvério   Source: http://bit.ly/1FHOLhw .

Never underestimate the power of a determined Druid...=)

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when whales could fly!
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Geekscape of the Day: The Final Duel
Artist: ShortCircuit123   Source: http://bit.ly/1cqBzX1 .

One way or another the war would end here...

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cool! it's not a coincidence!
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Geek Question of the Day: Fiction is full of rousing speeches, hysterical tirades and dramatic monologues by both heroes and villains alike. Some stick with us longer than others though so tonight's question is; What are your favorite fictional speeches/monologues and what makes them memorable to you? Pretty much any fictional source is good for this one. #gqotd

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+Ron Chait​ haha my bad - I'm leaving it there for the transcript and the link to the speech without the Inception music. I checked so many links that had no accompanying description (annoying for us mobile users), I must've just missed that one!

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Even so, it still took 50+ comments to get there! Inconceivable!
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Geek Question of the Day: It's the bantha in the room so I have to ask you guys; With the new trailer for Star Wars Episode VII exploding onto the interwebs this week, what are your thoughts on the movie and the franchise itself going forward? Yeah this might just be an excuse to geek out together...=) #gqotd

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Click the link, or not +Piera Coppola, there is no spam filter. ;)
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Geek Question of the Day: There's something about a good cyberpunk story that really captures the imagination. From dystopian epics to cautionary tales about the dangers of uncontrolled technology and beyond. With that embedded in our implants, tonight's question is; What are your favorite cyberpunk stories/characters and what makes them stand out for you? I'll leave it up to you guys as to who/what qualifies as cyberpunk but pretty much any format is jacked in. #gqotd

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No, +Charlie Hoover, you don't say it too often lol

I hope it was a good week, if busy.
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Geek Question of the Day: Things here in the Boston area are finally thawing out. That got me thinking about vacations, which leads us to tonight's question; What two characters from scifi/fantasy would you love to go on vacation with and where would you go? All the usual sources are on the table. #gqotd

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Great answers... Love the diversity! I think I'd go for an excursion to Coruscant with the fourth Doctor and Galen the technomage... 
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Geek Question of the Day: Much like in real life, characters in fiction love to trade insults back and forth. Some are more memorable than others. That brings us to tonight's question; What are your favorite insults from scifi/fantasy and what makes them stand out to you? Feel free to draw from books, movies, TV shows, comics, games, etc. Try to keep it family friendly if you can...=) #gqotd

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Exactly! +Alay Shah
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Geek Question of the Day: Comic books have been around for generations now. One of the reasons for their success is that most of us find characters that really hit home in some way. With that in mind, tonight's question is; What comic book heroes (or villains) do you most identify with and why? Feel free to expand to graphic novels, movies, TV shows, games, etc. You're not limited to the characters in the picture below! If a character has multiple incarnations you can narrow it down to specific versions if you like... #gqotd

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Holy crap I didn't realize I had skipped plussing this one! My week may have been slightly busy... Great answers everyone! Minus the while womanizing thing I'd probably be more on the Iron Man side of things... 
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Technologist & Digital MacGyver
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Troubleshooting, Teaching, Counseling, Public Speaking, Hangout Coordinator, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Blackberry, Google Apps, Home Theater, Cloud Technology
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  • Boston TechCollective
    Owner & Technician, 2013 - present
    Helping non-geeks cope with their increasingly internet-enabled lives...
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    Technologist & e-Life Expert, 2004 - 2013
  • Cognos Corp
    Level 3 System Specialist, 1999 - 2004
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Technology Doesn't Have To Suck.
Introduction

Digital MacGyver for hire. Hangouter extraordinaire. Maker of a mean guacamole.

I'm a technologist & teacher. My passion is making sense of all of the amazing tech that's out there, assessing what practical use it may have and developing custom plans for non-geeks. I like to think of what I do as being a technology therapist, sorting out the arguments between humans and their gadgets in a peaceful way.

I've been roaming the countryside for ten years now helping people from all walks of life with their technology needs. PC, Mac, Mobile, Social, Home Theater and pretty much every other tech buzz-word imaginable. At this point I can safely say that if it runs on electricity and can connect to the internet I've probably helped someone out with at least one of them.

Lately I've been giving talks to large groups about all manner of technology. Everything from cloud computing to cyberbullying and smartphones. If you're looking for someone who loves to break things down into English for people, I'm your geek...

Here on G+ I'm best known for two things;

1. My "Geek Question of the Day" which gets posted every night when I get home from work so feel free to check them out. Sometimes there is a theme, often it's just something random, but the community that has sprung up around them is nothing short of amazing! Just search for #gqotd if you're curious or want to jump into the fray!

2. My "Geekscape of the Day" which is generally some wonderful piece of artwork that I've found on sites like DeviantArt. I always include links and call out the artists who created them! My general rule is that it has to be a window into another universe. A snapshot in time and an inspiration for folks to come up with stories. Search for the #gsotd hashtag to see what I mean!

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I've been running the Geek Question of the Day for two years now!
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