Topic: tech

Why Is Eliza Dushku Speaking At This Tech Conference?

Why Is Eliza Dushku Speaking At This Tech Conference?

Don’t get me wrong: I have nothing personal against Eliza Dushku. Sure, she ruined a couple of good seasons of Buffy for me and her tweets hurt my brain, but I heard good things about Dollhouse before it was canceled? And, you know, live and let live. But what I really want to know is why a B-actress with no discernible social media skills is headlining Twiistup, an L.A. tech conference whose other speakers are all actual, you know, famous entrepreneurs and investors. More »

Crushable’s Cat Lady: Technology Is Not This Girl’s Best Friend

Crushable's Cat Lady: Technology Is Not This Girl's Best Friend

Dear Cat Lady,

My boyfriend always buys me geeky tech stuff for Christmas. How do I tell him that not only does every single MP3 player and digital camera come in silver – when he should know that I only wear gold – but that he should just buy me jewelry instead?

Gadgets are is Not a Girl’s Best Friend

Dear Gadget,

Because you’re obviously a devoted reader of my column, I’m going to assume that you have already tried all of the classic SWOT-team maneuvers (that is, Sex (Withheld), Orders, and Tears). If your boyfriend still insists on buying you tech stuff, you’re going to have to move your game to the next level. More »

The Best Way to Keep ChatRoulette Penis-Free

The Best Way to Keep ChatRoulette Penis-Free

The novelty of ChatRoulette has worn off, now that everyone’s caught on that the majority of people on the site just want to show you their junk. They even have competition now from sites like QilRoy, which allow you to at least figure out the location of your future husband/sexual predator. It was a zeitgeist, and now it’s over. Unless, as Urlesque pointed out, the new application BlurryPeople.com sparks enough interest to keep you talking, and keep you on ChatRoulette. More »