Category Archives: World

Brooklyn, Toronto, St. John’s: Borders, Sensors and Stones

Ranjit sent me an email in November 2012 saying “Let’s do a project with stones and sensors that creates a drone that changes over time!” And so that is what we are doing. I was going to NF to see

Brooklyn, Toronto, St. John’s: Borders, Sensors and Stones

Ranjit sent me an email in November 2012 saying “Let’s do a project with stones and sensors that creates a drone that changes over time!” And so that is what we are doing. I was going to NF to see

Canada: Touch me now — DIY Field in Winnipeg

Winnipeg commissioned an interactive light installation in public space last fall called DIY Field.  The project was created by Vancouver artist Germain Koh. It looks like an interesting combination of pedestrian crossing signs, twister with lights and xmas all year

Canada: Touch me now — DIY Field in Winnipeg

Winnipeg commissioned an interactive light installation in public space last fall called DIY Field.  The project was created by Vancouver artist Germain Koh. It looks like an interesting combination of pedestrian crossing signs, twister with lights and xmas all year

Climbing One of the Seven Hills of Rome, Ending up With the Nuns at the Vatican City Bus Stop

On Sunday I woke up at 7am, read for a bit and decided to go to the market in Trastevere.  Gianicolo, one of the seven hills of Rome, is basically across the street, and I had heard that the views

Climbing One of the Seven Hills of Rome, Ending up With the Nuns at the Vatican City Bus Stop

On Sunday I woke up at 7am, read for a bit and decided to go to the market in Trastevere.  Gianicolo, one of the seven hills of Rome, is basically across the street, and I had heard that the views

Artificial Intelligence Summer School in Tuscany, and How to Make Something to Fall Over

In March I had sent in my application to Artificial Intelligence Summer School in Italy to work on multi-agent systems, language and construction grammar.  I won’t go into the technical details, but there are some resources here if you are

Artificial Intelligence Summer School in Tuscany, and How to Make Something to Fall Over

In March I had sent in my application to Artificial Intelligence Summer School in Italy to work on multi-agent systems, language and construction grammar.  I won’t go into the technical details, but there are some resources here if you are

Dots of shade in Villa Pamphili Park, and Recording the Sound of the Wind on a Kite String

Today I went to the park to fly my kite, read and walk around. Shade was the great attractor. Pamphili is known as the largest park in the city, and gets the most recreational use. That being said, I ran

Dots of shade in Villa Pamphili Park, and Recording the Sound of the Wind on a Kite String

Today I went to the park to fly my kite, read and walk around. Shade was the great attractor. Pamphili is known as the largest park in the city, and gets the most recreational use. That being said, I ran

Kitchen in Monteverde Apartment, and the Laundromat

I love this apartment in Rome. It is full of quirks and beautiful details. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. There is a large farmers’ market just up the street and it is open every day.  I’ve

Kitchen in Monteverde Apartment, and the Laundromat

I love this apartment in Rome. It is full of quirks and beautiful details. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. There is a large farmers’ market just up the street and it is open every day.  I’ve

Spinning the touristic hits in Roma

I’m in Rome, finally. I spent the first night in a hostel downtown and took advantage of the location to wander around in Centro, where the tourist hotels and sites are concentrated. I arrived around noon and hit the streets

Spinning the touristic hits in Roma

I’m in Rome, finally. I spent the first night in a hostel downtown and took advantage of the location to wander around in Centro, where the tourist hotels and sites are concentrated. I arrived around noon and hit the streets