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Most Beautiful University Libraries

Saturday, December 17th, 2011 Posted in general, grad school | 1 Comment »

Flavorwire did a piece about the most beautiful University Libraries in the world. http://flavorwire.com/240819/the-25-most-beautiful-college-libraries-in-the-world Some of them are truly beautiful, like this library at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore: I'm pleased that one of my almae matres made it to the list, Widener Library ...

Finally a Graduate!

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Posted in grad school | 1 Comment »

Yesterday was my Master's degree graduation ceremony from Harvard. I'm done!     These were three guys I'd had some classes with. Not too many folks I know graduated yesterday. From Harvard Graduation But plenty of others did graduate! From Harvard Graduation This guy is a hoot. ...

My Thesis is COMPLETE!!

Friday, February 18th, 2011 Posted in grad school | 5 Comments »

The bound copy just arrived from the printers. From My Thesis I will soon deliver it to Harvard for their library. Feels amazing to be done! Title: Elastic Load Balancing in Amazon Compute Cloud

Chinese food truck

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 Posted in from the road, grad school | 4 Comments »

The Harvard Chinese food truck is back on Oxford street. Nice! My good friend Donnie and I used to snack here after CS121. And by snack, I mean to eat a huge tray of Chinese food for $6 and sit around ...

Protected: Without a Soul

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 Posted in funnies, grad school | Enter your password to view comments.

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This Semester’s Courses

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Posted in grad school | No Comments »

The first semester of grad school is challenging and all-consuming. Last night while I was coming home after a very long day and night on campus, I was thinking of how I could summarize my three classes this semester. If ...