About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

FUEL iON Phone Charging System: It’s All in the Magnets

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How do you manage your moblie device’s battery life when you’re on the road? Patriot has a new solution that’s truly magnetic. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Magnetic Audio Jacks and Drawing Robots and Virtual Reality, Oh My!

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Another week, and another 10 amazing Kickstarter gadget projects you’re going to pledge. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

The Theme from ‘Firefly’ Sung A Capella by the Cast of ‘The Flash’

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Who knew Cisco could sing? Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

New ‘Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer Brings the Fun Back

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Check out the new ‘Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron’ trailer, which changes up the tone in a fun way. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Go Shopping at the GeekDad Store

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Have you ever seen products we’ve written about on GeekDad, and wanted to go back later any purchase them? Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Two Words: PancakeBot Kickstarter

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The list of cool new Kickstarter gadget projects this week includes one magical concept: a pancake-printing robot. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

CARE.org Knows How to Use Technical Savvy to Feed the World’s Poor

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Have you ever received a care package? If so, do you know where it really came from? Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Take Your Fantasy Campaign to the Next Level With Dwarven Forge’s City Builder

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Want to build your very own fantasy RPG city setting? The folks at Dwarven Forge have just the thing… Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

The GeekDads Episode #145: We Are So Much More Important Than Public Radio

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It’s another great GeekDad podcast! Ken and Matt talk about the loss of some geek greats, and revel in the recent episodes of Agent Carter and Gravity Falls. Enjoy! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Love ‘Minecraft’ (or Know Someone Who Does)? Let Gameband Take You There

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Gameband + Minecraft is something special for fans of ‘Minecraft.’ Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Support GeekDad and Reap the Rewards

If you enjoy this content, please support our Patreon campaign.

We have a new Patreon reward we hope will convince more of you to help support GeekDad. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

9 Neat New Kickstarter Projects This Week

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Here are nine new Kickstarter projects to check out this week, from the next keytar, to a chainmail bikini. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Live From Ceres, It’s Friday in Space!

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The Dawn spacecraft entered the orbit of the dwarf planet Ceres, located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, at around 10am ET this morning. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Scavengers’ is Looking for You

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A quick, easy, humorous RPG about exploring derelict space ships and getting rich off the loot! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 Cool New Gadget Kickstarters This Week

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Here are 10 new and exciting gadget Kickstarters hitting the boards this week. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 New Gadget Kickstarters to Watch This Week

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Here are 10 new and cool Kickstarter gadget projects to watch this week. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Do You Enjoy What We Do at GeekDad? Become a Patron (Please?)

If you enjoy this content, please support our Patreon campaign.

GeekDad is trying to grow this year, and we’re asking for your support via the awesome patronage crowdfunding site, Patreon where fans can help creators by pledging small amounts on an ongoing basis. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

The GeekDads Episode #144: Robots and Rocketships

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The GeekDads podcast returns! Ken chats with new GeekDad writers Jamie and Will about all the kinds of geeks there are, as well as what brought them to GeekDad in the first place. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

NASA Makes the Geekiest Posters for the ISS Missions

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The newest mission post for an expedition to the International Space Station was revealed, and it’s a wonderful homage to Star Wars. It made me go digging, and I’ve discovered that this is no anomaly. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 New and Incredible Kickstarter Gadget Projects This Week

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Here are 10 new and interesting Kickstarter gadget projects to drop your spare change into. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Kickstarter Alert: Fun Will Find You With ‘Scavengers’

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A quick, easy, humorous RPG about exploring derelict space ships and getting rich off the loot! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

The Doubleclicks’ Cover of ‘Rainbow Connection’ Is Your Wednesday Happy Sauce

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Do you need a smile today? Then listen. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

‘Dreaming With Jeff’ – The Dude Gets Sleepy

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Feel like spending a joyous day with The Dude? Check out “what Jeff made.” Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Amazon Kindles on Deep Discount for Valentine’s Day

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One tech-lover’s gift you might consider this Valentine’s Day is a tablet, and Amazon is discounting almost all their Kindles for the day of love. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

How to Cancel Comcast Without the Pain

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I did it. I escaped cancelling my Comcast service. And all it took was being willing to do one simple thing. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 Cool New Kickstarter Gadget Projects This Week

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10 more all-new, all-awesome gadget projects on Kickstarter this week! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

First ‘Daredevil’ Trailer Hits Netflix Hard

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The next Marvel show is almost here. Check out the new Daredevil trailer! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Kickstarter Alert: Augmented Reality Comes to Bedtime

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Reading to your kids at bedtime is already a magical experience, but what if you could make it even moreso? Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

We’re Starting a Podcast Network and We Need Your Help

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That’s right, the people have spoken, and we’ve received the support we need to launch the GeekDad Podcast Network at a very basic level. The next step is making it look good. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Math App ‘NumberShire’ Adds Up to Learning Fun (Giveaway!)

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Looking for a fun math-learning app for your kids backed-up by real-world classroom testing? Check out NumberShire (and enter to win a free copy). Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

This iPhone Battery Case Is Juicy Good

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Need to keep your phone juiced up through the day? This battery case is ZeroLemon. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.