Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Last Lecture

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) had a program entitled, “The Last Lecture”, where they invited professors to imagine they had only one talk left to give before they died. Ironically, they renamed the lecture series last year, just as one of their own, … Continue reading

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Study focuses on birth conditions

When I was in high school, I picked up the newspaper every morning on my way to school. I would read the sports pages first, then the Op-Ed and political cartoons, do the crossword puzzle and then take a peek … Continue reading

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Online Tools: food and exercise

Maybe the Internet is becoming too useful. I’m starting to think I wouldn’t like to live in a world without it. Ok, that’s hyperbole, but it’s pretty close to how I feel. I mean, anytime I have to go somewhere … Continue reading

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Powers of 10/ The Story of Stuff

I don’t recall the details of when and where I first saw the film, “Powers of 10” by Charles and Ray Eames; I just remember that it blew my mind in a way that few things had or have. By … Continue reading

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the Internet Archive

I always look forward to checking out new sites recommended to me by one of my many colleagues. This time, Mr. Brandon, our TV Production guru, has hit gold with his discovery. He directed me to the Internet Archive, a … Continue reading

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Looking for “lost” software?

This past January, after years of getting the most out of my “Frankenstein’s’’ machine, I finally purchased for myself a new PC. My previous computer was stitched together from no less than three older machines. It had two hard drives … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Post

It is the middle of July, and I have missed posting anything new. I have been working, as most of you probably are as well; preparing myself for the upcoming year. In the meantime, I have enjoyed surfing the web … Continue reading

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