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  TJSlideways.com - Content
Sleek has led features in the past, but was unable to keep his car up front at the end.
This year Sleek feels his confidence is high enough to be able to have his car sitting on the front stretch in victory lane.
Sleek’s main goal this season is to capture his elusive first feature victory in the very tough 305 division and finish in the top five in points.
www.tjslideways.com /modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=9   (907 words)

 2005 Winner: University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Schools Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Two Brisbane school students have won the inaugural University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Schools Prize.
The Prize is awarded to secondary students for a short video piece that communicates a scientific concept in a way this is accessible and entertaining to the general public.
Highly commended entries in the 2005 University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Schools Prize
www.austmus.gov.au /eureka/sleek_geeks/2005_winner.htm   (562 words)

 Eureka Prizes - School Students & Teachers - The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Schools Prize is sponsored by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney with additional support from Abbey's Bookshop, Sydney and Microsoft.
The University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Schools Prize encourages secondary school students with a passion for science and for communicating ideas to tell a scientific story via a short video piece.
The idea is to communicate a scientific concept(s) in a way that is accessible and entertaining to the public as a whole while painlessly increasing their science knowledge or, as the Sleek Geeks like to say, "Learn without noticing".
www.science.usyd.edu.au /school/eureka/index.shtml   (314 words)

 Sleek Geeks - The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Gateway to Science
To get tickets for the Sydney show you had to enter the "Why I want to go to the Sleek Geeks Ultimo show" competition - the best answers to the competition question will receive a double ticket in the mail.
Be reminded when On the road with the Sleek Geeks is available with the Lab's email alert service.
Sleek Geek Week is supported by the Australian Government through the Departments of Education, Science & Training and Industry, Tourism & Resources.
abc.net.au /science/sleekgeeks   (354 words)

 Self-made entrepreneur adopts Computer Geeks (9/03)
With a proven PC expert like Hutchinson patrolling the streets in his sleek “Geek Cruiser,” the residents and small businesses of Fort Worth and its neighboring communities can rest assured, knowing that rapid high-tech help is simply a phone call away.
The premise of Geeks On Call® is simple: gone are the days of lugging computers to a local technician for updates or repairs.
Everything a Geeks’ technician needs to complete his tasks is nestled inside the sleek, patriot-blue Geek Cruiser that is emblazoned with the Geeks On Call® logo and toll-free phone number.
www.bison1.com /press/pr9-12-03geek.html   (749 words)

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Sleek geeks: Researchers are moving into the new state-of-the-art computational center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Sleek purple and green furniture is being pushed into place, occupancy- sensor lighting checked and state-of-the-art equipment unloaded and installed.
All this amid tour groups galore checking out the three-story complex designed to catapult the United States to the top of the supercomputing world.
computing.ornl.gov /news/OR7-25-03_1.html   (544 words)

 HardwareGeeks -- Articles and reviews -- Ten Christmas Gift Ideas for Geeks
There are eighteen days left before Christmas day arrives and we have decided to put a list of 10 electronics that we geeks would like to have in our stocking or under the tree.
So if your geek doesn’t mind wearing a pair of sunglasses that’s a tad bit bulky and makes him/her look futuristic, this will be a great gift for them.
If this list didn’t help you decide what to get your geek you can get him/her (yes there are girl geeks), a gift certificate for their favorite store.
www.hardwaregeeks.com /articles.php?action=show&id=331   (1408 words)

 The Creative Zen Sleek - Engadget
We could do a little without the devices named with adjectives, but no denying Creative's new Zen Sleek is just that—for a Creative device, anyway.
But you're going to love this: the Sleek is the first player in its class to not only feature similar specs to the full-size iPod, but to trump it in both size and weight: at 10.1 x 5.9 x 1.7cm (vs 10.4 x 6.1 x 1.6cm) and 157g (vs 167g).
Geeks and junior geeks will argue features to their last breath and still totally miss aspects like usability.
www.engadget.com /2005/06/30/the-creative-zen-sleek   (3579 words)

 Sleek Geeks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Entries are to take the form of a 1-3 minute video piece and a 250-word description of the video content, and may be produced by an individual student or a group of up to 6 students.
Finalists entries will be broadcast at the dinner, and the Sleek Geeks, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Spencer, will be on hand to announce the winners and present their awards.
After all, the Geeks use simple slides and stand-up comedy (and excellent research and writing!) to effectively communicate science to thousands of people each year.
www.amonline.net.au /eureka/sleek_geeks   (1268 words)

 Sleek Geeks visit Melbourne Uni : Media Releases : News : The University of Melbourne
Welcoming the Sleek Geeks onto the Melbourne University campus, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Peter McPhee says that the University is pleased to support events that help to make learning more accessible.
Tickets for the Sleek Geek show are free and can be collected from selected ABC Shops.
More information about the event and ticketing outlets can be found on the Sleek Geeks website www.abc.net.au/sleekgeeks.
uninews.unimelb.edu.au /articleid_1632.html   (469 words)

 Gearlog : Creative's Zen Sleek MP3 Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Creative Zen Sleek is a 20GB MP3 player with a 2-inch LCD, a blue backlit LED, an FM tuner with 32 presets, voice recorder, and the ability to create or delete playlists.
But given that the Zen Micro and the new Zen Vision: M come in an array of colors, I'm surprised that the Sleek is only available in silver.
PC Magazine recently reviewed the Zen Sleek, and found a few interesting things about the player.
gearlog.com /blogs/gearlog/archive/2005/12/19/3335.aspx   (371 words)

 NetSlaves: Geeks Love Cars: NAIAS 2001 Roundup
Even while the automotive industry goes through one of its traditional layoff periods and the economy tanks, people are still looking at cars, thinking about cars, talking about cars, and buying cars.
They are a shining example of big geek toys, after all.
It is a clear demonstration of technology always moving forward — and a pack of smart geeks, somewhere, showing off their stuff.
www.disobey.com /ghostsites/netslaves/comments/980975752.shtml   (2736 words)

 Science geeks wage War on Error
Adam and Dr Karl will drag the audience by the ear through their fast-talking, roller-coaster ride of fabulous facts and sensational stories on this year’s topic of “The War on Error”.
The Sleek Geeks Tour has entertained fans around the world, with the Ig-Nobel award winning Dr Karl, who will make his acting debut on “Neighbours” on 20 August, and the self-proclaimed prince of breakfast radio, Adam Spencer, in previous years performing to sell-out audiences from
Sleek Geek Week is made possible through the generous support of the Dept of Education, Science and Training and the Dept of Industry, Tourism and Resources for National Science Week 2003.
www.usq.edu.au /newsevents/news/sleekgeeks.htm   (245 words)

 What's New Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Check out our story for all the details, but it's easier to install, comes with tons of great apps, and has an interface that can't be beat.
Watch our amazing new episode of Cranky Geeks, where John C. Dvorak sits down with Rose and Newmark to hash out these, and other issues.
PC Magazine columnist and Cranky Geeks video show host John C. Dvorak is one of the most outspoken critics of just about everything.
blog.pcmag.com /blogs/wnn   (13017 words)

 Geek.com Geek News - nVidia Quadro FX Go1400 appearing in notebooks
For all you Geeks out there requiring portable workstations capable of accelerated OpenGL performance, nVidia's latest silicon offering, the Quadro FX Go1400, is finally becoming available.
It, too, features 533MHz DDR2 memory, hosts a 2.13GHz Pentium M processor, and is certified for operation with a number of professional CAD and engineering applications.
Sleek mobile graphics workstation under the shoulder, or heavy hitting portable workstation warrior in the book bag?
www.geek.com /news/geeknews/2005Jan/bga20050204029003.htm   (2551 words)

 ABC Perth » Competitions - Sleek Geeks
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Spencer will be back on the road for this year's Sleek Geek Week tour for National Science Week on Friday August 16, 2002 at Penrhos College.
We have 8 double passes to the Sleek Geek Week gig with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Spencer at Penrhos College on Friday 16 August, and we’re giving them away next week on Drive with John McNamara.
We’ll be asking one question a day, Monday 12th August to Thursday 15th August, and to win all you have to do is call and leave the correct answer along with your name and contact details.
www.abc.net.au /perth/sleekgeek.htm   (187 words)

 Sleek Geek Week 2004 - Photo Gallery - Kids & Schools - The University of Sydney
Sleek Geek Week 2004 - Photo Gallery - Kids & Schools - The University of Sydney
Geeks in Action at Sydney Town Hall: The War On Error
The Sydney Town Hall was literally packed to the rafters with punters eagerly awaiting to be sleek geeked.
www.science.usyd.edu.au /school/eureka/geek.shtml   (129 words)

 HaCKeD By BeLa - PalmOne V Handheld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Its sleek design and anodized aluminum case appeal to your sense of style.
Simply put, the sleek new Palm V handheld lets you organize in style.
Instead of the plastic case used by all models from the original PalmPilot through the Palm III, you now get a sleek, 4-ounce metal case that's slightly thinner and shorter (4.5 by 3.1 by 0.4 inches) than the Palm III or IIIx.
www.tabletpcs.net /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=436   (980 words)

 CoffeeGeek - Capresso MT500 Coffee Brewer
So many things are good - you have this 5 to 8 minute steep time for about 75grams of ground coffee.
You have so many coffee makers that look sleek.
CoffeeGeek.com, CoffeeGeek, and Coffee Geek, along with all associated content and images are copyright ©2000-2006 by WebMotif Net Services, Inc., all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
www.coffeegeek.com /proreviews/firstlook/mt500   (340 words)

 Creative Zen Sleek: Potential iPod Beater?
Weighing in at 157 grams (versus the iPod’s 167 grams), this trendy piece of lifestyle accessory comes with a large screen, FM radio, voice recording capabilities and to top it off, a 16 hour battery life.
The Zen Sleek user interface seems easy to use with its combination of the venerable Touch strip and tactile buttons.
With monochrome screen-based MP3 players on the way out, this latest release from Creative might be the last vanguard of its generation.
www.ubergizmo.com /15/archives/2005/07/creative_zen_sl.html   (136 words)

 Geeks are Cool
In the not too distant future I will be changing the website stylesheet yet again and go all sleek looking… at least that is the plan.
I was reading jess and pondered a bit why it was in fact that I thought geeks are cool.
It is because everything we do, over time, becomes socially acceptable to the point where if you don’t embrace it you are left behind.
jigarbov.roseability.com   (1158 words)

 Xbox/360 For Geeks Only? - Xbox 360 & Xbox Forums
They are not dumber they just don't look up facts on the net.
sony is targeting the dumber person with their sleek looking but not so powerful ps2?
There are more followers out there, than thinkers, that can have an open mind, and basic commonsense to know what system gives you more for your money.
forum.teamxbox.com /showthread.php?t=344832   (369 words)

 "Mac OS X Panther for Unix Geeks": Mac and Unix, Happily Ever After
But this is no bedtime story designed to lull listeners to sleep; Unix developers will most appreciate this book in the glare of office fluorescence, for Mac OS X Panther for Unix Geeks was written for Unix users who want to make the most of the legendary power underlying Panther's beauty and sleek appeal.
Hence Mac OS X Panther for Unix Geeks, written to bridge the Unix-Panther gap not only for Unix developers and sys admins, but also for web developers, Unix hackers, and programmers who switched to Linux from a non-Unix platform.
O'Reilly conferences and summits bring alpha geeks and forward-thinking business leaders together to shape the revolutionary ideas that spark new industries.
press.oreilly.com /pub/pr/1150   (744 words)

Australia’s sleekest geeks Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Spencer are set to present a rip-roaring extravaganza of science, never before seen in England when they perform at venues across the UK.
Sponsored by the British Council, Dr Karl and Adam will drag you by the ear through their fast-talking, roller-coaster ride of fabulous facts and sensational stories as they coerce comedy into science with sledge-hammer subtlety.
Adam Spencer is the presenter of a national breakfast radio program on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s youth station, Triple J. He started a PhD in Pure Mathematics (until his media career took over) and is also an accomplished debater.
www.pressbox.co.uk /detailed/Science/LOCK_UP_YOUR_TEST_TUBES_-_AUSTRALIA_8217_S_SLEEKEST_GEEKS_ARE_TOURING_ENGLAND_6622.html   (341 words)

 Sleek geeks make Sydney centre of mathematical universe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
If maths struck fear or boredom into your heart as a student, it's likely you never met mathematicians like the ones flying into Sydney from 7-11 July.
Nancy Kopell from Boston University, whose work into the maths of brain waves will help unravel the mysteries of diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Congress Director, Dr Noel Barton, of CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, said ICIAM is not just a group of `numerical nerds' getting together, it's a chance for all Australians to be engaged in the beauty, fun and challenge of mathematics.
www.iciam.org /newsflashes/node1.html   (598 words)

Originally a tongue-in-cheek reaction to the increasing expense and complexity of personal digital assistants, the Hipster PDA (said to stand for 'Parietal Disgorgement Aid') simply comprises a sheaf of index cards held together with a binder clip.
Advocates of the hPDA claim that it is a cheap, lightweight, free-form organiser which doesn't need batteries and is unlikely to be stolen.
The iPod, for instance, succeeded not just because of its sleek form, but because, in conjunction with iTunes, it solved so many of the problems of buying and storing music.
collectivesome.blogspot.com   (18620 words)

 Global : Ideas : Bank - Using comedy to make science fun and accessible
Two Australian scientists have been doing stand-up comedy, believing as they do that entertainment is an effective means of educating people about science.
Karl Kruszelnicki and Adam Spencer, together known as the ‘Sleek Geeks’, say that comedy is just another way of increasing people’s knowledge on the subject, but it is considerably more fun and engaging than a lecture or serious debate.
They aim to attract people to the shows who have “a sense of curiosity about the world”, a curiosity that they can tap into using humour.
www.globalideasbank.org /site/bank/idea.php?ideaId=4840   (477 words)

 Billy's blog: sleek geeks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Went to see the Sleek geeks at the Soho Theatre on Friday evening.
Basically, they tell you funny stuff which has a bit of a science connection about it.
Posted by at September 8, 2002 10:25 AM
blogs.pumpernickle.net /billy/2002/09/sleek_geeks.html   (37 words)

 Geeks Mega Socket 478 Kit - Just Add a CPU!
This kit gives you all you need and more to create a computer to be proud of!
Geeks Mega Socket 478 Kit w/ 80 GB Hard Drive
Fits Geeks 500SEL Sleek Silver P4 10-Bay ATX Case
www.geeks.com /details.asp?invtid=C-P4MAPRO-K3   (769 words)

 HaCKeD By BeLa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
When the Palm VII was first released, it garnered a lot of geek chic, thanks to it being the first handheld to include an integrated wireless modem.
With more and more wireless handheld devices and peripherals entering the market (such as the RIM Blackberry and the OmniSky Minstrel modem for the Palm V), is Palm's wireless entry still a viable alternative?
To reduce the organizer's size, AAA batteries, also found on all previous models, were abandoned.
www.tabletpcs.net /modules.php?name=News&file=categories&op=newindex&catid=31   (4283 words)

 The Julius Sumner Miller Fellow - Dr KArl Kruszelnicki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Whilst in Boston, Karl caught up with Bryan Gaensler, who helped Karl organise two shows – one at M.I.T. and one at Harvard.
Within one week of completing their biggest ever National Science Week tour, Dr Karl, Adam Spencer and Caroline Pegram took their Sleek Geek show to the British Science Festival in Leicester, where they had been invited to perform two shows.
They also performed four sold out shows at the Soho Theatre in London and sold 470 of the 420 available seats at the Royal Institution on Friday 13th September – the organisers at the R.I. were delighted, as they hadn't had a crowd that size for a public science talk in years.
www.physics.usyd.edu.au /annrep2002/sumner_miller_fellow.htm   (532 words)

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