This is my work phone.
May 11th, 2009 § Comments Off § permalink
After fiddling around with Tumblr for a short while, the old site is back up. Please visualize a circa-1995 “Under Construction” animated GIF.
August 18th, 2008 § Comments Off § permalink
“OMEGA touch pads and starting blocks are part of an integrated timing system capable of recording times to the nearest 1/1000th of a second. However, because it is not possible to build swimming pools in which each lane is guaranteed to be precisely the same length, Olympic and World Records are still recorded to the nearest 1/100th of a second.”
August 8th, 2008 § Comments Off § permalink
“It’s become a bit of a game because this hallway is designed to save energy. So when you walk down it, the lights will switch on and then off after you’ve passed. So sometimes I’m sitting in the dark answering emails and I try to see how much I can type without triggering the motion sensors again. It’s also fun to surprise unsuspecting hotel guests who pop out the elevator and see someone typing in the dark corner. And then he ends up being ‘Hurley.’”
August 7th, 2008 § Comments Off § permalink
“In downtown Charlotte, a luxury condominium is scheduled for construction this year that will allow residents to drive their cars into a garage elevator, ride up to the floor they live on, and park right next to their front door. I have a hard time figuring out whether that is a triumph for urbanism or a defeat.”