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Tukboki

Tonight we went to our favorite Japanese restaurant. I felt like trying something new, so I looked down the menu and ordered a Korean dish named Tukboki. After the waitress had left, the owner...

Socialized Medicine 0

Socialized Medicine

Steve Silberman was in London on business when he got sick. You should read his story about what happened next.

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UCSD Pascal

This month’s IEEE Spectrum has a cute article about UCSD Pascal and how it influenced Java. I used UCSD Pascal at my first job out of college. We were doing stress analysis with ADLPipe...

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Sugarloaves

On Saturday, we climbed Middle & North Sugarloaf in the White Mountains. The weather was great (much better than the same day last year). These are easy hikes, although the end of Middle Sugarloaf...

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Photoshopping Fireworks

Grumping about what the national TV broadcast has done the the 4th of July Pops concert has become a family hobby in recent years. This year they really outdid themselves by cutting away to...

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Greetings to my Parental Units

Tom’s in New Zealand for a couple of weeks. We asked him to stay in touch, but weren’t really expecting much. Yesterday, this came: Sounds like he’s adjusting quite well.

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More Glass

Pete finished his glassblowing class. Today he  brought home the rest of the things he made in class. Here are pictures of some of them: I like the variety of different techniques they taught...

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Gumbo Z’Herbes

We’ve started getting a share from Wilson’s new CSA this summer. Last week we ended up with a lot of greens. Between the bunches of kale and chard, the leafy tops of the beets,...

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Extreme Sailing

The Extreme Sailing Series is racing in Boston this weekend. We went down to watch them yesterday. There were three types of boats racing. Courageous Sailing had a bunch of kids out there in...

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10000 Things

For graduation season, Christa Lopes posted a list of 10000 (binary) things that every CS major should have done before graduating. It starts with 0000 (buy your own domain name), and ends with 1111...