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Videos

Here are some videos we’ve enjoyed recently. We really enjoyed this one by J. Nathan Matias about what the weekend is like at the Media Lab. “Friday” at the MIT Media Lab from J....

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Historic American Buildings Survey

The Library of Congress has a lot of interesting stuff online. One which I’ve found pretty interesting recently is called the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection. It’s a collection of engineering drawings and photographs of all sorts...

That’s a Load’a “You Know What” 0

That’s a Load’a “You Know What”

The other day I dumped on Romney about his op-ed in the Detroit News. On the other hand, I really liked this speech that Obama gave to the UAW the other day. There are...

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Florida Birds

We were visiting my parents in Florida last week. Spring has definitely sprung there. Since there were a lot of birds out, and I had a new camera to play with, I took a...

Parity of d(n) 0

Parity of d(n)

The other day Tom was talking about a problem they did in his math class. Here’s a slightly modified version. Consider an infinite list of bits. The first bit represents the number 1; The...

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Fun With Dry Ice

Tonight the door bell rang. When we answered, the FedEx man handed us this big package. It turns out that my sister had signed my parents up for an ice cream of the month...

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Ford GT 40 #83

I was reading through the listings at Hemmings, and saw that one of our favorite cars is on the market. Here’s a picture we took at Lime Rock a few years ago. I’ve got...

Danny Cooke’s Films 0

Danny Cooke’s Films

We were watching some of Danny Cooke’s films last night. We really enjoyed these two. They’re both about things which used to be industrial production technology, but only exist today for doing art. You...

The Economist on Romney on Detroit 0

The Economist on Romney on Detroit

Our former Governor had an op-ed in the Detroit News the other day arguing, well I can’t quite figure out what he’s arguing. He seems to be trying to take credit for something he...