Traveler's Steampunk Blog

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A note on Steampunk accessories

| 31. Oktober 2013

It just occurred to me, I have not done a fashion-related article in a while, so I thought I write a little something about the fashion accessory most popularly connected to the Steampunk scene: Goggles. Personally, I have a most splendid source of hand-crafted goggles and to be more specific, steampunk monocles. My friend Mattia […]

Something awesome from my publisher

| 30. Oktober 2013

O’Reilly, my publisher, is about to publish the second edition of a tome that is right down my road of interests and since they sent me the press-release, I thought I share it with you: A Theory of Fun for Game Design, 2nd Edition—New from O’Reilly Sebastopol, CA—Now in full color, the 10th anniversary edition […]

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #21: EuroSteamCon Barcelona Recap

| 26. Oktober 2013

I am a bit late with this podcast, because the trip to Barcelona and the EuroSteamCon event there is already a month in the past. Thus, I think I have probably missed a few details of my adventures in Barcelona. In any case, it was an awesome trip and I hope to see the people […]

Frenchy and the Punk – Elephant Uproar Tour

| 23. Oktober 2013

Frenchy and the Punk’s Elephant Uproar Tour is set for October 26th and runs through November 30th, 2013. Frenchy is Samantha Stephenson, French-born Brit. who sings in both French and English, and the Punk is Scott Helland, who was a founding member of punk band Deep Wound with J Mascis and Lou Barlow. The duo […]

What in Cthulhu’s name is this device

| 21. Oktober 2013

Hey all! I was made aware of a most peculiar device by my co-conspirator over at Clockworker. The device is this:   It was found in the Holbein Gymnasium in Augsburg, Germany, and thus far nobody was able to identify it, although it has been presented to a number of experts, all of which where […]

This thing with Touchsquid

| 18. Oktober 2013

I can just about imagine what some of you are thinking. Here is little old me, a self-confessed Cthulhu cultist who is now blogging about something called Touchsquid. Well, leave your unholy thoughts to yourself, because this actually concerns tech. The other day I was browsing the Google Play Store for Steampunk stuff and came […]

Happy Ada Lovelace Day

| 15. Oktober 2013

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, and it is a celebration of women in science. It is named after the first person ever to write a computer program, as I have mentioned before. Ada Lovelace is not widely known for her contribution, and still today, women scientists are often marginalized by their male colleagues, as this […]

Featured Artist: Operational Gearbox

| 14. Oktober 2013

During my trip to Barcelona, I made contact with a number of Spanish artists, some of whom I will feature here starting right now with hopefully some more in the future. So let#s get started with Operational Gearbox In their own words: I’m an electronics technician by heart, raised by a family of teachers and […]

Malala Yousafzai Extended Interview on the Daily Show Pt. 1

| 9. Oktober 2013

Watch, listen, enough said: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook And if you want to support Malala’s work, you can do it here: http://www.malalafund.org/

Happy World Octopus Day everybody!

| 9. Oktober 2013

Today is World Octopus Day! Splendid! Let’s all hang out in a certain house in R’lyeh and party like it is, hmmm… 2013…