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Computer Clubhouse 20th Anniversary

This week the Computer Clubhouse Network held its annual conference here in Boston. It’s here in Boston because 2013 is the 20th Anniversary of the start of the first Computer Clubhouse at the Computer...

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Hugh Masekela

As you may have heard, last week was kind of a rough one here in Boston. Everyone we know personally was relatively unaffected by all of the horrible goings-ons, but by the end of...

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Ensign

I’ve been cleaning up some old photos from my days hanging around Formula 1. The slides are in terrible shape. They’re dirty, and scratched, and faded. It hardly seems like it’s worth the amount...

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Indoor Tomatoes

Last year I set up a Window Farm. My plan was to grow mostly herbs, but with just one or two cherry tomato plants. But the herbs didn’t take off, and the tomatoes definitely...

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Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle

Wilsons had a good deal on strawberries and Meyer lemons this weekend. I decided that they would make a good combination in a Trifle. Isn’t that a pretty dish for Easter? Here’s what you ...

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Put A Ring On It

Peter’s robotics team finished their season at the state championships yesterday. It was kind of a rough day for them with lots of broken connectors and the smell of burned out motors. But they...

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Inside The Box

We live around the corner from Moon Hill. That’s a famous collection of modernist houses which were designed by Walter Gropius’ students in the late 40’s. They were pretty small by today’s standards, so...

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Roadrunner

Joyce Linehan, who helped bring us Senator Warren, has embarked on another important political battle. She’s gotten Marty Walsh to introduce a bill in the legislature which declares Roadrunner the official state song of...

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AFP @ TED

Amanda Palmer’s TED talk is now up. It’s pretty fabulous. I also enjoyed her posts about preparing for the talk, including her 8 foot long outline. She’s not for everyone, but through the way...

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On Beyond Zebra

Mentalfloss recently had an interesting article about 12 letters which have vanished from our alphabet over the years. It includes the ones you probably already know, such as Thorn:   and Ash: But it...