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Stanley Park

We stayed in Vancouver an extra day after SIGGRAPH finished. It was a beautiful day, so we rented bikes and set off to explore Stanley Park. It’s an amazing place; a thousand acres on the...

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SIGGRAPH Pioneers

There’s a group within SIGGRAPH called the Pioneers. They’re people who’ve been part of the SIGGRAPHH community for more than 20 years. I’ve been a member for a couple of years now because they’re...

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Cory Doctorow’s Keynote @ SIGGRAPH

Cory Doctorow, one of our favorite people, gave the keynote speech at SIGGRAPH today. He really rocked the joint. His talk was structured around his 3 eponymous laws. He said that as an author,...

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Gastown, Vancouver

We’re in Vancouver this week for SIGGRAPH staying in a little apartment in a funky neighborhood called Gastown. It’s a 5 minute walk to the Convention Center, but has a better atmosphere than the...

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Summer and Winter

The boys are back from their trips, can you guess which one went to the Virgin Islands, and which one to New Zealand where it’s winter. Yes, I thought you could. From From Here...

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More from Block Island

One evening after dinner the sun was going down, and it was a beautiful clear night. It was one of those sunsets where every minute the sky looked better than the minute before. I...

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What do you do with Zucchini?

We’ve been having a lot of fun with the Wilson’s CSA. This week we got a bunch of zucchini and summer squash along with an eggplant. Well obviously the first thing that comes to...

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DeltaWing Racing Car

One of the most interesting racing car designs in recent years is the DeltaWing. It was designed as an Indy car when the IRL was looking for a standard chassis. Dallara won that contract,...

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Salps

On our last day on Block Island, the beach was covered with these things: They’re clear and squishy, and about the size of a marble. I’ve seen them once or twice before on Plum...

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Goodbye Greeny

23 years ago, Massachusetts switched from one green license plate to two red ones. There were good reasons for this, but a lot of people have resisted the change. I didn’t go as far...