I’ll be at BlueBazaar this Saturday in Pilsen with some nerdy plushies and geeky gifties

Pop-up retail events are super trendy these days, and I’ll be part of one in Pilsen (through Fractalspin) on Saturday just to maintain my credentials. I kid! It’s actually a craft fair called Blue Bazaar, a fundraiser for a neat entrepreneurial technology-slinging non-profit called Blue 1647. It’s a year-old nonprofit technology innovation center focused on “education, workforce development, business acceleration, and economic development in technology”-related things. What that means is they have classes, office space rental, a incubation program and three (3!!!) 5th generation Makerbot 3D printers, free computer usage for members, classrooms, and office rentals to entrepreneurs and budding organizations to aid in making their visions reality (as if the 3D printer thing wasn’t enough). Also, Harper Reed–who might have helped with a presidential thing a while … Read More

subVariant sampler CD & download available now

Here’s a selection of tracks from the subVariant releases. Thirteen special edition physical copies were made and individually signed and numbered (pictured above). Download the zip file, or click on the track names to download individual MP3s.

Cool desktop background competition "Cute Vector" at PixelGirlPresents: Win Fractalspin, iTunes, and Shanalogic gift cards

Submit your cutest vector desktop and you could WIN! Definition of Cute: attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness, obviously contrived to charm Definition of Vector: the use of points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygon(s), which are all based on mathematical equations, to represent images in computer graphics. Most people use illustrator or photoshop to make vector graphics. Winners will be announced by August 15th 2010 Grand Prize: $50 gift card to iTunes $100 gift card to ShanaLogic.com $50 gift card to fractalspin.com Free promo code for Ramp Champ (an iPhone/iPod touch game) Free copy of Frenzic for Mac 2nd Place: $25 gift card to iTunes $50 gift card to ShanaLogic.com $25 gift card to fractalspin.com Free promo code for Ramp Champ (an iPhone/iPod … Read More

[10.10.09] Regroup 1: Tara Grunwald

Join us for an exhibition of original works by Tara Grunwald of TGDesigns. Free before midnight, $10 afterward or $7 after midnight with RSVP at http://www.going.com/regrouptaragrunwald. Valet: $10 all night. Late night sushi menu. Your host: Emcee Subzero. DJs: Liz Revision (subVariant) [IDM | Chill | Blippy Minimal Techno] Buckfever [Electro] DJ Rick [Glitchy Tech-step] Presented by subVariant, House of Gods, Inkline and TG Designs 9pm-3am Artist Reception: 9-12am (Free) 21+ Official Site: http://www.subvariant.com