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Showing posts from May, 2008

Financier

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Breakfast in Downtown, near Wall Street.Today's stair number: 2

Natural History

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Walked from NYU on W. 4th Street to the American Museum of Natural History (79th and Central Park West), then walked all over the Museum, and then walked all the way back! Very happy to sit down for dinner...Today's stair number: 0

NYU

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New York University at Washington Square.Today's stair number: 0

Central Park

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Looking to the East over the lake.Today's stair number: 0

NYC!

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The Chrysler Building.Today's stair number: 2

Blue Skies

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Tree, soft cloud and plane over the quad. The composition juxtaposes three dynamic elements that operate at very different time scales.Today's stair number: 3

A Milestone

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A full sheet of stair number records (both sides are full!).Today's stair number: 3

MuSA.RT on Asian Focus TV

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Taping at the Channel 7 studios in Boston. The show will air in Boston on December 7, 2008 at 6:30am.Today's stair number: 5

Vortex

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Sun and clouds and lots of wind: a storm is coming!Today's stair number: 2

See Food

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The Media Lab food bell: when food is available in the break room, a ring of the food bell (right) prompts users who subscribe to a networked notification service to take a look at the food from the comfort of their seat thanks to a networked overhead camera (upper left) and decide what to do about it. I sense a killer app port to the One Laptop Per Child.Today's stair number: 1

Graduated!

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Fellowship graduation today. We are now in the books for posterity.Today's stair number: 3

Field Trip!

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The Fellows visit the Media Lab.Today's stair number: 1

The Balanced Way

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Healthy eating program at MIT. Too bad the taste is often not part of the balance...Today's stair number: 1

Bunting Quad Blooming

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Fluffy white.Today's stair number: 2

Back Home

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A blooming tree in the Bunting Quad.Today's stair number: 3

Manhattan Beach

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Last morning at the beach.Today's stair number: 1

Beach Garden

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Rose and cactus garden on Manhattan Beach.Today's stair number: 0

After Sunset

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The last fiery oranges after sunset behind the Santa Monica Mountains.Today's stair number: 0

Early Morning

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Manhattan Beach, early in the morning.Today's stair number: 0

Late Afternoon

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Manhattan Beach in the late afternoon.Today's stair number: 0

Spring After

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A cast bronze sculpture by Nancy Helfant (1963).Today's stair number: 5

Performing Marks

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Radcliffe Seminar - day 2.Today's stair number: 1

Performing Marks

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Radcliffe Seminar - day 1.Today's stair number: 2

Putnam House

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Home of (most of) the Science Fellows.Today's stair number: 2

Spring Collection

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Lilacs on the Radcliffe Yard.Today's stair number: 1

Fuller Bloom!

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How long will spring last?Today's stair number: 1

Spring Collection

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On the verge of over-blooming.Today's stair number: 1

Spring Collection

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More Spring blooms.Today's stair number: 4

MIT 32-G449

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The infamous slanted CS conference room that has been known to make people nauseous... MIT 32-G449 decodes to room 449 on the Gates (as in Bill and Melinda) side of the Stata Center (built on the site of the real building 32).Today's stair number: 2

Providence, RI

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Visit at Brown University.Today's stair number: 1

Maxwell Dworkin

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Inside, a plaque reads:
"Named for Mary Maxwell Gates and Beatrice Dworkin Ballmer whose sons William H. Gates III and Steven A. Ballmer envisioned a vibrant setting for Harvard students and faculty in which to foster knowledge in computer science and electrical engineering for the benefit of all - October 12, 1999"Today's stair number: 2