Posts Tagged ‘nerd’
Insecurity is “an Australian-made independently-funded feature film” with a ‘hacker’ plot line at its core. As “everyone involved in [Insecurity‘s] creation are, to one degree or another, involved in the IT industry or some other nerd subculture”, the film aims to be as technically accurate as possible. Released under a CC BY-NC-ND licence, you can stream the film live or download it for free here.
Do you like Futurama? Are you geekish enough to have fun with the math and IT jokes in the futurama episodes?
Them maybe this is something for you
Dr. Sarah’s Futurama Math: Mathematics in the Year 3000:
Futurama is a rare exception in broadcast television – a satirical science fiction cartoon that aims its jokes squarely at the top of the brow. Futurama is especially fun to watch because math, science, or programming references seem to appear in almost every episode.
For example, Ken Keeler, who has a Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Harvard University (…) was asked whether his education paid off, he responded: “Well, sure. For example, Bender’s serial number is 1729, a historically significant integer to mathematicians everywhere; that “joke” alone is worth six years of grad school, I’d say.”