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Mambo No. 30 – NGV Studio – Until Feb 22, 2015

January 27, 2015
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Celebrating 30 years of Mambo, one of the country’s most irreverent and iconic brands at the NGV Studio here in Melbourne!

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Blender Ln Artists Market – Jan 21

January 20, 2015
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We love the mix of artists found at Blender Ln – from delicious pancake stack vegan cupcakes to handmade jewellery.

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Beta Bar: Everything Else is Child’s Play

January 18, 2015
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What makes this pop-up event so unique is that it’s inclusive – the people, the variety of games and how easy it is to fit into an already established group playing Super Smash Bros.

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All Star Women’s Comic Book Club Jan

January 17, 2015
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For the ladies: a day filled with geeking over your fav characters and finding out about those you’ve never heard of.

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Aviary Attorney – 19th Century Bird Lawyer Simulator

December 17, 2014
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If you’re a fan of birds, mystery shows, and classic 19th Century French artists – boy, have I got something for you.

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Hay-On-Wye, the Welsh Town of Books

December 9, 2014
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“The Town of Books”, featuring nearly 40 book stores in a town of less than 2 thousand people and attracts upwards of 80,000 visitors a year for its annual festival.

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6 Amazing Shirley Manson artworks

December 9, 2014
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As the lead singer of Garbage and beyond, Shirley Manson has been rocking the world since 1995.

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Grab your free print with every yearly web host purchase!

December 3, 2014
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This promo has now ended. Keep an eye out for our next special!   Here at A Couple of Nerds, we strive to support local businesses as much as we can. We love our customers and we want to give our new and existing customers the best. For all of December, every yearly web host sign… Read more »

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Quarterly Retort ticket offer

October 24, 2014
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Missed the comedy festival? Get a little bite of it with A Couple of Nerds.

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SSL 3.0 vulnerability: Poodle

October 10, 2014
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A vulnerability has been discovered involving older versions of the SSL protocol, which is used to encrypt data between your computer and the website that you are visiting.

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3 ways to fix jQuery’s $(window).width() method not matching your media queries

September 10, 2014
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Have you ever noticed that jQuery’s $(window).width() method often does not trigger at exactly the same screen dimensions as your media queries do?

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Net Neutrality: The Battle for a Free Internet

September 10, 2014
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You may or may not have heard the term “net neutrality” over the past few months. If you haven’t, you need to learn about it now.

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Spring Clean Your Web Design & Online Presence

September 4, 2014
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If your web design and online presence is showing its age, you’re showing a brand to the world that has cobwebs in the corner.

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Ninja Turtles Design Through Time (Opinion)

August 27, 2014
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I want to discuss is the design changes they have gone through and how each of these changes not only reflected the standards of the day, but the demographics they were going for.

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The Sims: Competition, Creativity and Simlish (OPINION)

August 27, 2014
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The Sims 4 is coming out and there’s controversy surrounding it. Will it be less ambitious and as featureless as SimCity?

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Montserrat – A motion graphic tribute

August 27, 2014
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Fernando Lazzari has seamlessly married the physical world with digital type in a work of art that pays tribute to friend Julieta Ulanovsky, her city and her work.

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Supporting Underpaid, Over-Bullied Teenage Ninja rights – Ninja Pizza Girl Kickstarter

August 13, 2014
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One of the big underpinning philosophies of A Couple of Nerds is “independent artists supporting independent artists”, but as excited as that made us, it took us some time to find a project we weren’t just willing to get behind as individuals – but wanted to get behind as a business.

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A 21ST EVENT IN ORIENTAL STYLE – photography & event @ ZHOU ZHOU BAR & LOUNGE

August 10, 2014
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Organising an event is stressful, but when the host is studying, working and travelling overseas, your best option is to call in A Couple of Nerds.  We love getting nerdy over events, especially uniquely styled ones! With a budget set, theme in mind and the absolute musts (cocktails and great food!), we had all we… Read more »

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Advertising – A trial through the ages for business and life

August 10, 2014
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“There are a lot of great technicians in advertising. And unfortunately they talk the best game. They know all the rules … but there’s one little rub. They forget that advertising is persuasion, and persuasion is not a science, but an art.” – William Bernbach Advertising is funny. It requires creativity and unconventional thinking in a place… Read more »

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