What do you do when you’re a Twitter addict and you’re standing at the altar to get married? You Twitter about it, as software developer Dana Hanna did. He tweeted…
Wedding Party: SaL9000(left), Nene on the DS being held by the best man
The Bride, Nene Anegasaki, from Konami’s Love Plus Photo: Konami
The groom – who calls himself SAL9000 – says he fell in love with Nene Anegasaki from the Nintendo DS game Love Plus after a string of failed romances with girlfriends from other animated games.
The wedding took place at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and was presided over by a priest. The groom, dressed in a white suit and tie, read his vows before Ms Anegasaki flashed hers up on the touch screen of his red Nintendo.
The event was broadcast live on the Nico Nico Douga website, with the groom’s best man giving a speech and Ms Anegasaki’s maid of honour – also imaginary – posting an on-screen message expressing her happiness at the first union of a man and computer character.
Pet rocks are way too old school, but not anymore thanks to ThinkGeek’s new USB Powered Pet Rock. Perfect for the geek on your list with “everything”. The delightfully delicious hardcore geek present will only run you around $10. Does this mean the USB Powered Pet Skipping Rock is just around the corner?
After 10 years of teaching art at the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, Chuck Dillon has seen just about every type of art student. So, in a post is certainly going to be a classic, here’s Chuck’s classification of the 20 types of art student.
Which one are you?
The former treasurer of a University of Wisconsin-Madison fraternity blamed an addiction to video games for his alleged theft of more than $12,000 from the fraternity’s coffers, according to a criminal complaint.
As reported by the Wisconsin State Journal, Jose Tavarez confessed to authorities that he used a fraternity debit card to buy games and computer gear…
Just enough memory to hang ya.
When you are looking for the next special way to “plug in” you may want to check out the new USB necktie and impress that special geek friend you have been looking to one up.
However, don’t get too excited over this classy white USB necktie, since it doesn’t appear to be available for sale…
Cyber Cute and Cuddly!
The C-3PO Mimobot is 2.5″ tall (2.49999″ head + 0.00001″ body) by 1″ wide. Like other Mimobots, this one also comes with the mimoByte Sound Software, so you’ll hear some of C-3PO’s classic lines whenever you remove or insert the flash disk.