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The Growing Popularity of Nerd Culture

The Growing Popularity of Nerd Culture

March 28, 2018

A common stereotype we face is the nerd who got the short end of the stick. The nerd who’s bullied for enjoying certain things or never made many friends because of them. The nerd who spends nights in his basement playing Dungeons and Dragons with his friends or the nerd who reads comics in a corner away from playing kids. This isn’t reality. Real nerds are all around you, enthusiastic about the...

The History and Development of Computers and Programming

The History and Development of Computers and Programming

March 24, 2018

My first so-called computer was a tiny, pink, Leapfrog with a 3x5" screen. It taught me the alphabet and how to count to 10. My young self believed that this computer was the most magical and advanced technology there was. The world of computers is expanding rapidly with new improvements made all the time. Since there are so many different types of computers, it is hard to say which came first....

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

March 19, 2018

I can guarantee that the hosts of 2018 Lexcon were not expecting as many people as they got. But I guess that’s what you get for inviting John Barrowman, Chuck Norris and Matthew Mercer, among other guests, to a single convention. Let’s start with Saturday. When I first arrived, there was a long line that wrapped around the entire food court and snaked into the vendor's hall. Not knowing what ...