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Halloween 2013, a set on Flickr. Here’s a gallery of 140 pictures from Halloween 2013. Many thanks to everyone who helped to make it both spooky and sweet.
In the spring I decided to do something different. Just for fun I decided to signup for more formal training in wine appreciation. After a couple of years off occasionally taking casual classes at The Texas Wine School I signed … Continue reading
There’s a relatively new effort to create a Maker Space for Houston. I’m very excited about this. It’s been a long time coming. I’d love to partake of some of the activities that would happen in and around a maker … Continue reading
This past week we’ve come to have a number of swallowtail butterfly chrysalis in the back yard. I thought it would be nice to capture the process of one of them emerging into the world. To that end I setup … Continue reading
Did you know that this week was Cabernet week? That caught me by surprise as well. Somewhere in the Twitterverse I got wind of Sebastiani planning a Google+ Hangout with Mark Lyon, Head of Winemaking. As a Sebastiani club member … Continue reading
One of my last major projects working for Pixel Power was an installation at WBNS in Columbus, Ohio. I was reminded of this project, which started in August 2012, when I saw that it was recently written up in TVTechnology. … Continue reading
I’ve long been a big fan of The Prisoner, Patrick McGoohan’s 1967 spy series. One of the strange an interesting feature of the program was a robotic security device known simply as “Rover.” Rover was basically a weather balloon that … Continue reading
That’s about all I can think of to describe the Scanomat TopBrewer. Just $4300. Fortunately, Scanomat products are not currently available in North America.
When I was in college I lived in a large student housing co-op in the middle of downtown Toronto. It was dominated by students from what was then called Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (RPI.) While I did not attend RPI officially, … Continue reading