Nixie Pixel (real name: Nicole Allen) is a popular video columnist, reporting on open source, Linux in particular, having created the Geekbuzz and OS:ALT shows for The Escapist, as well as being a regular columnist on OMG! Ubuntu! She is popular for her crisp, clean delivery and easy to understand explanations, making many highly technical subjects accessible to the ordinary user. Her tagline is "Talk nerdy to me!"
She also broadcasts extensively about gaming, particularly on the Steam platform.
- Allen, Nicole (6/17/14). "The Real Me". YouTube. Google, Inc. Retrieved 6/30/14.