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.

Watch This: Sesame Street’s Harry Potter Parody, Furry Potter

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Sesame Street does it again. This time, it’s Cookie Monster as the wizard Furry Potter. 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.

Happy Birthday Grant Imahara (@grantimahara)!

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Our favorite robot-building geek, Grant Imahara of Mythbusters (and so much more) adds another year to his tally today. Everyone send him your best wishes, either here, or via Twitter (he’s @grantimahara). 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 Outside and Watch the Eclipse!

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There’s an eclipse today, visible over most of North America. Here in the SF Bay Area, it’s about to start, and in my option there’s no better reason to get up and out of my cubicle and go outside. 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.

Great Geeky Baby Costumes for Halloween

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Jason Morrison decided he had one last chance with his infant Finn (the one he and his wife let the Internet name) to do some gloriously geeky bald-character cosplay, and the results are delightful. 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.

Watch This: The Empire Strikes Back Uncut

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Second in the series of classic Star Wars movies made entirely out of 15-second fan-made segments is out, and it’s simply perfect. Take some time out this weekend and watch. 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.

Logitech’s K480 Is One Keyboard to Rule Them All

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If there’s one thing Logitech does better than anyone else, it’s keyboards that augment other devices. 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.

Clarke’s Childhood’s End to be Syfy Miniseries

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Arthur C. Clarke is my favorite science fiction author ever. You can’t beat a writer who actually helped invent technology that is fundamental to our lives here in the future. So, I’m kind of very excited that one of his landmark stories is being made into a miniseries. 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.

Bummer: The Wil Wheaton Project is Cancelled

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It was fun while it lasted, but today Wil Wheaton reported to the internet that his eponymous show has been cancelled by Syfy. 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.

Hacking Cheap IKEA Tables for Pet Stairs

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We have two wonderful dogs and yes, we let them on our bed. I decided it was time to build some stairs to make the path up easier for our older pooch. Time for a trip to IKEA! 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.

FREE OneDay App Makes Great Family Video Collages [Sponsor]

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Want to craft a video with your kids that will make a special gift for mom or dad? Or maybe just capture some family memories that you’ll cherish for a long time? 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.

Why Down With Love Shows Peyton Reed Is a Great Choice for Ant Man

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When Peyton Reed was announced as the new Ant Man director, many people were confused. But taking a look at his earlier movie, I have a feeling Reed may bring a unique and fresh take on the superhero genre. 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.