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CWRU

Tom and I are off visiting college again. Today we visited Case Western Reserve in Cleveland. It’s not a school I knew much about until recently, but it seems pretty once. Tom described it...

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William Kamkwamba

Peter & I just finished reading The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. It’s the story of William Kamkwamba , a boy who grew up in poverty and famine in rural Malawi. When he had...

How I Manage my Digital Images 3

How I Manage my Digital Images

A number of people of have asked me for details about how I manage my collection of digital imagery. I assume that they’re asking because they know that the collection is large (~30,000 images)...

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Peter’s New Computer

Peter’s been building a new computer recently. It’s built around an i5-2500K and a Z68 motherboard, and a case with a lot of blue fans. For the most part, it went together very quickly....

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MeshLab

There were a lot of people doing 3D scanning at SIGGRAPH this year. Chris stopped and talked to several of them and came back with several scans like this one: I’d like to print...

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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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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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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...