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Nerds on Broadway: Steve Jobs/Bill Gates Musical Enters Tony Awards Race

The 2016 Tony Award race just got a lot nerdier. Nerds, a musical about the rivalry between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, is coming to Broadway - just in time to be considered for American theater's top prize.

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Banksy Takes on Syrian Refugee Crisis With New Piece Featuring Steve Jobs

Banksy's at it again, and this time he's got something to say about the Syrian refugee crisis currently occupying the world's consciousness. His latest project brings him to the Calais refugee camp outside of France.

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Danny Boyle Confirms Work Is Being Done on New 28 (Somethings) Later Film

In an interview with Indiewire to promote Steve Jobs, director Danny Boyle opened up about progress on the 28 Days Later "threequel" and whether or not he'd be up for directing another zombie film.

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Women: They’re Just Like Us! Aaron Sorkin Reveals Approach to Writing Female Characters

There's a difference between writing a believable female character and writing a female character you believe you'd like to sleep with.

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NYFF Review: Steve Jobs Is a Great Film, Until the Very End

3 1/2 out of 5 stars.

New York Film Festival’s centerpiece this year was the highly anticipated Steve Jobs, directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin. The mix of the two men’s styles initially struck me as having the potential to clash, but for the majority of this interesting approach to the bio-pic genre, their distinct styles actually complement each other, and they succeed at making an intelligent, thrilling, and thought-provoking drama—and then it takes a great big nose dive at the very end.

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New Steve Jobs Trailer Features Michael Fassbender as the Late Eponymous CEO

The movie, and this trailer in particular, tries to shed light on the history and mysteries behind Jobs. Michael Fassbender plays the late Jobs, and frankly: I think he fills the turtleneck pretty well. But we've still got to see how the rest of the movie plays out.

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Things We Saw Today: Singing Opera with Helium Sounds Strangely Beautiful

Inhaling helium can be dangerous, since it involves oxygen deprivation, so listening to opera singer Christina Elizabeth singing "Deh Vieni Non Tardar" from Le Nozze Di Figaro with the aid of a helium balloon is quite the guilty pleasure.

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The Trailer for Steve Jobs Is Like Apple’s Gritty Origin Story

The Aaron Sorkiniest.

Apple's Steve Jobs was a pretty huge public presence for the company, so the heavy (over?) dramatization of his life in his Aaron Sorkin/Danny Boyle biopic was fairly inevitable—and this trailer certainly meets those expectations.

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Things We Saw Today: BATMAN THE RIDE

DARKNESSSSSSSSS

"MY PARENTS ARE DEEEEEEeeeeeaaaaadddddd!" (via Neatorama)

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Women in STEM Step Out To Draw Attention To The Gender Gap And Historical Erasure

It's no secret that women have had their contributions to science and tech erased from the annals of history (just look at poor Rosalind Franklin), and that - though things are slowly improving - ladies still have a difficult time in the tech world. This week, quite a few rad women in STEM are speaking out about these injustices.

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Steve Jobs Flick Owes Much to Jobs’ Daughter, Says Aaron Sorkin

*West Wing theme plays*

Aaron Sorkin is at pains to stress that his untitled Steve Jobs biopic is not. A biopic, that is. That may be why he's giving a dollop of credit to Jobs' daughter Lisa.

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Things We Saw Today: LeVar Purrton as Geordi La Furge

"But don't take my purr for it!"

Not pictured: Data the robotic Starfleet cat, and Spot the Human.

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Things We Saw Today: A KRANG Halloween Costume

KRANG!!

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Aaron Sorkin Confirms Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Promises “Crushing It” to Come

BALE CRUSH! BALE SMASH!

Get ready for walking and talking! Aaron Sorkin has confirmed to Bloomberg that Christian Bale will star in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic.

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Evernote Teases “New and Magical” Hardware Devices, But Gives No Details

Evernote is a very popular cross-platform note-taking app, though personally I prefer Google Keep. It seems, though, that they're not quite content being an app on someone else's device. Evernote CEO Phil Libin says they plan to build "new and magical" Evernote devices. We love new devices here at Geekosystem, but I think the bigger story is that Evernote has discovered magic.

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Funny or Die Beat Everyone to the Steve Jobs Biopic Punch

Sometimes it's better to be first than to be the best, and while that's far from the philosophy displayed by Apple during Steve Jobs' life, it seems to be the one comedy site Funny or Die took when churning out their Jobs biopic iSteve. It's available online right now, ahead of its competitors jOBS and Steve Jobs.

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Today in Geek History: Steve Jobs Was Born, So Here Is Every “One More Thing…” Moment

Today would have been Steve Jobs' 58th birthday. There's no doubt that he had a huge impact on the geek world, and he's already missed. We can't help but wonder what else Jobs and Apple could have brought into the world if he hadn't lost his battle with cancer at a relatively young age. Jobs always managed to make Apple announcements exciting in a way they really haven't been since his death, and he managed to do it with just three simple words, "One more thing." Here's every "One more thing" moment from 1999 to 2011.

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First Bookless Public Library Features E-readers You Can Borrow

The Future Is Now!

Not quite sure e-readers are for you? They are a significant expense after all, and not everyone is ready to leave those delicious smelling pages behind. But you're in luck if you live near Bexar County in Texas. They're about to open the nation's first bookless public library system.

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Rumor: Apple Could Have a Cheaper iPhone in the Works

The Apple iPhones, since its launch, have been at the high end of the smartphone price range. Anyone hoping for a break in price has been relegated to buying previous versions, but there's a rumor going around that says that won't be the case for much longer. Apple may be releasing a cheaper version of the iPhone concurrently with the flagship model, similar to how they recently launched the iPad mini as a more affordable alternative to the full-sized version. This is just a rumor, and considering it's CES week, we'll probably be seeing a lot more of those.

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Michael Keaton Talks Batman, Beetlejuice, and the New Robocop on WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

WTF with Marc Maron is one of the most popular, and best, podcasts on the Internet. It's on the radar of most comedy geeks, but Maron interviews people from a few different worlds, including the world of Hollywood. The latest episode features an interview with Michael Keaton, who many forget started as a comic, and the two talked about Batman, Beetlejuice, and Keaton's role in the upcoming Robocop reboot.

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