In the past, we have told you about silly, geeky tech paraphernalia like those t-shirts that say “There’s no place like 127.0.0.1.” Funny, yes, and you gotta love the Wizard of Oz reference, but hip? Not so much.
Fortunately, things have come a long way in the past 5-10 years and techy accessories are way more styling then they used to be. With that in mind, we went out hunting for beautiful and fashionable ways for you to express your love for all things code.
Wear: Ascii Heart <3 Necklace
Adafruit is a fantastic online retailer that sells all types of electronic computing bits and pieces. You may remember it from our post about Lilypad Arduino, or you may have caught wind of Adafruit’s founder, Limor Fried, when she was nominated for Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2012.
Well it turns out that Adafruit also has stuff for you to wear, and some of it doesn’t even need an electrical current.
Communicate: My love for you has no bugs, just random features
Send this card to someone you love so that they know that you took care to de-bug your love, even in Internet Explorer 6, just in case!
Wear: Black Tie
Got someone in your life who happens to love neckties and have trouble remembering his or her hexadecimal colors? Well thank goodness for this super fly looking tie that will subtly make sure they never forget.
Decorate: 404 Hearts
Now, if only we could find a teapot that could tell us it’s a teapot…
Wear: Typeface Tattoos
Why express your love for all things type and technical on your clothing, when you can write it on your skin? Mix and match these Tattly typeface tattoos and make sure everyone knows that you are 100% serious about pixel-perfect type design.
If you are ready to go for something more permanent, we can always recommend a </head><body> tattoo.
Decorate: Keep Calm and Code On
You know when you are tired and frazzled and everything goes wrong? Well nowhere is this more true or more damaging than in code. Ask any developer and they can tell you a horror story about a small punctuation error that caused hours of distress late one night, only to be resolved in minutes the following morning.
So when you get stuck, remember this: Keep Calm and Code On (and maybe it’s time for a nap).