Author: Mike Garrity

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ElizabethForMA

Elizabeth Warren announced her candidacy for the Senate yesterday. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll already know that we’re big fans of hers. The press coverage yesterday was pretty annoying....

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Peter’s New Computer

Peter’s been building a new computer recently. It’s built around an i5-2500K and a Z68 motherboard, and a case with a lot of blue fans. For the most part, it went together very quickly....

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Breakaway Wealth

I liked Barry Ritholtz’s comments on the recent Washington Post special report called Breakaway Wealth. My favorite quote: Legalized theft of shareholder assets, approved by a corrupt Congress. If you haven’t seen it yet,...

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Lime Rock 2011

We just got back from the vintage car races at Lime Rock. There were an amazing number of MGs there this year. One of the nicest MG’s was this one from the Simeone collection....

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A Sparrow of a Different Color

There’s a flock of sparrows that live in some bushes down the street. They all fly in and out of the bushes whenever you go by. When I was coming home today, I noticed...

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CS 178

Feeling left out as the kids head back to school? Maybe you should curl up with these, the course notes from Mark Levoy’s digital photography course at Stanford. It covers a lot of ground....

Heroku for Java 0

Heroku for Java

I know, when you think Heroku, you think Ruby. But they do support other languages. And they’ve just added their 4th. It’s a new language called Java. No, that’s not quite right, is it?...

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Senna

We saw the movie Senna last night. It’s in rather limited release, but if you get a chance, it’s certainly worth seeing. Roger Ebert didn’t seem to enjoy it, but I think that the...

Salon Review of Sleep No More 0

Salon Review of Sleep No More

Salon magazine has a nice review up of the New York production of Sleep No More, the Punchdrunk piece we talked about back when we saw the Boston production. They’ve got some interesting thoughts...

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VoxelBox

20 years ago this fall I retired from graphics hardware development. After we closed the doors at Stardent, John and I looked around and decided that the future of computer graphics was on the...