Monthly Archives: January 2013

Citizen science: to observe and record

How do you talk to your kids about big hard subjects? You talk to them. Then, you give them something to do about it.Kids know and feel a lot about troubles in the world. They might not always know the details of the problem, but they know something isn’t right. They might think it funny […]

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Worcester’s Best Chef – Glory is fleeting

The web story on Sunday evening reported that Sonoma’s chef had won the competition for Worcester’s best chef. Sonoma chef sizzles in restaurant competition PRINCETON HAS ‘WORCESTER’S BEST’ By Monday morning, however, the headline and page title matched the picture caption and story. EVO chef Albert Maykel III wins Worcester’s Best Chef competition

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More on 4G wireless

The advent of 4G wireless for our mobile phones is changing the ways we work and play. There are many times when the 4G speed is faster than what I’d typically get in a coffee shop or other public WiFi location. That’s goodness. Availability of 4G is, however, quite uneven. The other day, I pulled […]

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Abbreviated education

UMass offers online undergraduate and graduate programs. To learn about the programs, you need to fill out a form and select the program(s) that interest you before you can download a brochure.The form lists several programs, including some with long names that are truncated by the form window. Too bad. I was wondering what a […]

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