Originally posted on News and Stories for UMBC Alumni:
UMBC Rugby players past and present joined together for the first UMBC Rugby Day of Service, partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake and Habitat for Humanity Sandtown to demolish and clean up one site, and to build a new home on another.  Close to…

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. T. E. Lawrence Sorry […]

L.A. Times data desk visualizes street quality. This is absolutely wonderful.  Here is a link to the article that accompanies the data. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pavement-20130505,0,4119436.story And here is a link to the methodology behind creating this map.   http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pavement-20130505,0,4119436.story?main=true#methods   Enjoy.  

Color signatures of Novels Ha, I too have read the road, and I didn’t know there was that much color in the novel.  I just basically felt grey throughout the movie.  

Geo D.C. Geodesy. Geo D.C.  God, I love a good pun. The more obscure, the better.  I also love a  good night out.  I spent the evening at Stetsons Famous Bar and Grill for the monthly tech meet up with the folks from Geo D.C.   From the meet up page:  Tom MacWright and Ansis Brammanis will demo […]

“Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.” Charles Bukowski In a way, this quote really sums up my life the last year and a half.  You can plan in advance for some events in your life, but you never truly know how things will shake out.   In the end, we are all […]

Hello and welcome to the first post of my new blog. I’d like to begin by outlining some of my interests, and what I’d like to accomplish. I’ll start by listing a few of my current and long standing interests. One of the things that has continuously fascinated me is the concept of borders and […]