Author: Mike Garrity

How can we fight back? 0

How can we fight back?

Epipheo recently talked to Daniel H. Wilson, the author of Robopocalypse and put together this video. You should watch it because it contains a lot of information which you might find useful sometime in...

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Stellar Memories

I was cleaning out a closet today, and I ran across this old picture. It’s from one of my first days at Stellar Computer. Like a lot of small companies, we had a bulletin...

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Snow Plant

When we were in Yosemite a couple of years ago, we encountered this curious looking plant on the McGurk Meadow trail. At the time, we couldn’t figure out what it was. Today, I found...

Numbers & Shapes 0

Numbers & Shapes

I recently discovered the record Numbers & Shapes by Rebecca Brandt. I’m really enjoying it. It’s easy to compare it to Philip Glass because a lot of it is based on repeating structures with...

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Jack is Back

The jack-in-the-pulpits have started appearing along the trail to the meadow. There aren’t as many as the bumper crop we had two years ago, but its better than I feared after all of the...

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Mother’s Day

Every year in Boston, the arboretum has an event called Lilac Sunday. It’s on Mother’s Day, and you can go picnic in their amazing lilac collection. Unfortunately, some years the lilacs bloom too early....

Joshua Bell 0

Joshua Bell

This afternoon we went in to Symphony Hall to see Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto. It was a pretty amazing performance. The violin...

The Quickening Art 0

The Quickening Art

We went to an interesting play last night. It’s called Yesterday Happened: Remembering H. M.. It’s about the life of Henry Molaison. He’s famous in the medical literature as HM. In 1953, experimental brain...

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Tower Park Battle

This weekend is a busy one here in Lexington. Patriot’s Day is celebrated on Monday, but there’s stuff going on all weekend. This afternoon there was a battle reenactment at Tower Park. It was...

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Engineering Competition

The competition for Tom’s engineering project was at the High School this evening. Here are Tom and his partner Matt arriving at the scene. One of the rules is that the machine had to...