Archives for 2010

Thank you, City of Atlanta

Thank you, City of Atlanta, for fixing our broken water main on this bitterly cold night. But, temporarily "Yuck!" via twittelator … [Read more...]

Batdorf & Bronson – coffee and chocolate tasting

Aaron, coffee geek extraordinaire, waxes eloquent … [Read more...]

Consumerism run amok

Consumerism run amok. Christmas catalogs at our house: via twittelator … [Read more...]


Someone with one clock knows what time it is. Someone with two clocks is never sure. What can be said of clocks can be said of calendars as well. In EI2, we actually have three calendars, so we never know what time of year it is! The obvious one is the "real" calendar. December is the 12th month, and all the dimestore calendars are running … [Read more...]

Favorite iPhone/iPad Apps

It surprises people that, as a well-assimilated Apple fanboy, I didn't buy the first generation iPhone. I was in the store on launch day, I had one in my hand, my credit card was burning a hole in my pocket... and I left without one. I used my Treo for nearly another year until the 2nd generation iPhone (confusingly named 3G) was released. I wasn't … [Read more...]

Notes on Vision

This is going to be a more personal post than usual. Nine months ago today, my life changed. I went in for eye surgery. A lot of people ask questions, usually with positive assumptions like "So your eye is all better now?" It's not, and I hate telling people that, so I decided to put it all here on my blog. … [Read more...]

GT Legislative Priorities

Georgia Tech's legislative priorities for 2011. … [Read more...]

Redistributing the Future

"The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed." – William Gibson, science fiction writer Those of us who grew up on The Jetsons may feel cheated. It's the 21st century, and we don't have flying cars, or Moon vacations, or Rosie the Robot cooking our meals. … [Read more...]

John Imlay

John Imlay, as outrageous as ever. … [Read more...]

Towards a Hypertext Ecology (1987)

While searching for something else in my boxes of decaying paper files recently, I ran across a couple of articles I wrote for publication in 1987/88. … [Read more...]