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Stripping

Most of my car time is still being spent stripping parts off of the old Miata. Last weekend I finally got the wiring harness out. It was a total of 30 pounds of wiring!...

Google define 0

Google define

Google has been rolling out a lot of new search features recently. My favorite is that if you put the word define in front of something, and then expand the card (click the big...

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Nothing but Blue Skies

I worked in the graphics hardware group at Stellar back when Tom Van Sant created his wonderful image of the entire earth with no clouds. He created it using one of our GS1000 systems....

Fun with Maps 0

Fun with Maps

We’ve been having a lot of fun recently with a game called GeoGuessr. It drops you into Google Maps Streetview at a random location, and you have to guess where you are. Our best...

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Snow

We haven’t had much snow this winter, but today it looks a bit more like February should. All of the dogs in the neighborhood seemed to think it was pretty great. But some of...

The Servant of Two Masters 0

The Servant of Two Masters

Last night we went to see the Yale Rep’s wonderful production of Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. We saw the ART production years ago with Tommy Derrah as Truffaldino. That was a lot...

The View From Your Window 0

The View From Your Window

I’m a big fan of the The View From Your Window contest on Andrew Sullivan’s blog. On Sunday he posts a picture and everyone has until Tuesday to guess where it was taken. The...

1265 Main 0

1265 Main

One of the biggest construction projects going on near us has been the demolition of the old Polaroid plant on 128. It’s an enormous project. They plan to replace the plant with more than...

Makeblock Kickstarter 0

Makeblock Kickstarter

The chassis for the robot Peter’s been working on is made of aluminum extrusions called Makeblocks. They’ve worked out very well. They’re robust and flexible. In addition, the holes line up with the holes...