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Splash @MIT (day 1)

I went to something called Splash at MIT today. Splash is a big event of MIT students teaching classes about many diverse subjects, from chocolate to quantum physics. One of the classes I took...

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Multics Turns 40

Multics, one of my favorite operating systems recently turned 40. I first encountered it in ‘76 on the big machine at MIT. It was quite a revelation at the time. The other systems I...

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Blogging @ MIT

The NYTimes has a nice article this morning about how MIT is embracing student bloggers as a way of connecting with high school students. It’s a good idea. It’s very hard for high school...

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When a Good Idea Works

The latest issue of Technology Review has a nice article by John Maeda about the early history of Processing. Fry and Reas were students of Maeda’s at the Media Lab, and Processing was heavily...

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Jae Ha

Jae Ha, one of my fraternity brothers from school, was in town this week. He’s staying at Curt’s so a bunch of us got together over there tonight to catch up and talk about...

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Buzz Aldrin at the Pops

We went to the Pops last night. It was a special event that was part of the Giant Leaps symposium at MIT, which was in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11...