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Google Geek Street Fair in Chelsea celebrated the city's tech community and its ability to throw a great block party.

Google Glass, which is part smartphone part eyeglasses, was among the gadgets on display. I had to try it, but since I already bring poor vision to the table, yeah, another distraction wouldn't work for me.

Exhibit booths ran the gamut from science and nature, to math. And no geek festival would be complete with a robotic Rubik's Cube.

This was all designed to send a message to kids that in this gadget-filled world we live in, being a nerd really "is" cool.

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