PEBKAC Needs To Make A Comeback

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Computers and Technology

‘PEBKAC’ is an acronym standing for “Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair” and was once a standard IT code for “We can’t solve the problem on our end”. It’s one of the canonical geek insults. And really, isn’t it getting time to be a little more frank with users again? Like this little story over […]


Hackerspaces Around The World

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Computers and Technology

A “hackerspace” is an informal gathering place for a club of electronics and computing enthusiasts. A broader definition is “a place to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between technology, science, art, and culture.” It’s a common term on places like Make Magazine and Boing-Boing. You’re picturing a basement cave […]


Embarrassing Moments In My Past Computer Geekhood

Posted by: Rea Maor In: Computers and Technology

Embarrassing Moments In My Past Computer Geekhood The first – and last – time I brought up programming languages on a date. Writing my first BASIC program that printed my name to the screen over and over again and showing EVERYBODY. My first time in mIRC asking everybody how to be a 1337 Haxor. When […]