Foodcam in an empty state

Ode to Food Cam

I have seen the future, and it is food cam.  It is, by far, the most important and revolutionary invention to come out of the Media Lab, and you can use it right now, right here, from where you are sitting. Food cam is a webcam located on the… more »

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Joining the Starship Eco

Classes didn’t start until Wednesday, but as I learned during orientation we are not just students — we’re also employees working under our advisers.  My boss/adviser, Henry Holtzman, heads the “Information Ecology” group, which focuses on making… more »

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The First 24 Hours of Boston

Lyla and I got home from the honeymoon on August 31st at 11:00 PM.  The next day was going to be intense: the plan was to finish packing the entire apartment into boxes, move those boxes into a Uhaul by 3:00, take the 6-hour drive to Boston, and… more »

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Can’t talk now, need to sleep

Today was the first day of “work” at the lab (classes start tomorrow, although I don’t think I’ll have any Wednesday courses). It looks like there are 7 members of my group, which is called “Information Ecology.” We spent the first half of the day… more »

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