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Injera

A couple of weeks ago we ate at Addis Red Sea in Boston. It’s an Ethiopian restaurant. One of the fun parts of eating there is the platter the dishes are served on –...

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Winter Band Concert

The Lexington Schools Winter Concerts were this week. Tom’s not doing band this year, but Pete still is. And doesn’t he look good in a tux? This is the big annual concert where they...

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Kitchen Shelves

I spent yesterday installing these new shelves in the kitchen. They give us a little more storage space, but mostly they just make the area where we took down the overhead cupboard look a...

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SOPA Protest

Yesterday many sites either went black, or symbolically covered elements of their sites to protest the SOPA/PIPA bills going though congress. If you’d like to understand what’s so bad about these bills, the Khan...

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Fixers

I’ve mentioned iFixit here before (link1, link2). Their website is a great source of information about what’s inside your favorite gadgets and what you can do to fix them when they break. They’ve just...

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6.S184

Chris and I were both a bit concerned a couple of years ago when MIT announced that 6.001 was changing from Scheme to Python. Luckily Alex Vandiver has been keeping the SICP flame alive...

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Tile Explorer

When Mario saw my recent post about different sets of tiles, he asked for details about how I drew them. When I started to clean up the Processing code to give to him, I...

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Kodachrome Documentary

I was pretty bummed when Kodachrome was cancelled. It was my favorite film for many years. Xander Robin just posted this cool documentary about Kodachrome and its last days at Dwayne’s Photo. It does...

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More Path Tiles

Do you remember the tiles I was talking about the other day? I generated the tiles for the next couple of cases, but the number of tiles got really big really quickly. So big...

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Haddock with Bacon and Onions

Who knew there were so many recipes pairing fish and bacon. As you may have gathered, adding bacon to anything is always a hit in this house. Yesterday when I got the message from...