Author: Mike Garrity

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New Morgan Trike

I can’t say that many new cars really excite me these days. They’ve all become awfully similar to each other. Lots of silver jelly beans. But at the Geneva auto show, Morgan announced something...

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3D Goldrush

All Things Considered had a very gushing story tonight about companies like Legend3D. These are companies which take movies and 3dify them. Basically this means that a person Photoshops each frame adds a bit...

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Woodie Flowers

This month’s Technology Review has a nice profile of one of my favorites professors from when I was in college.  Be sure to check out all of the pictures too. Woodie pretty much created...

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Nickerbeans

Down by the dock here there are a bunch of these spikey pods hanging from the trees just on the landward side of the mangroves. We were curious what they are, so we did...

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Boca Grande

Yesterday we all went over to Boca Grande. It was a beautiful day and the kids all had a great time. The beach was a little ripped up compared to previous years, but it...

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Tubing

We’re in Florida at the moment visiting my parents. It’s a nice break from the weather in Boston this winter. It was sunny and in the low 80’s today. We got the boat out...

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Topic Sentence

We went to see Ira Glass last night. He gave a very interesting talk interspersed with audio fragments from his radio show. Most of his talk was about telling stories. Why it’s such a...

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Trimtab

Last night we went to see Tommy Derrah’s new play about Buckminster Fuller. I would be pretty flummoxed by the thought of trying to capture an eclectic, wide-ranging personality like Fuller in a two...

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Skid School

Today Tom and I went to skid school. Most driver’s ed really doesn’t teach you much about how cars work and what you should really do in an emergency. In skid school, you get...