On the road.

While you can buy a very wide range of pretzels in Allentown PA, avoid the the cheese pretzels.

In Ithaca NY you can buy a tee shirt that says “War is UnIthacal.”

The Chicago Bean rules.

The Sauerbraten at Berghoff in the Loop in Chicago is just fantastic.

A friend passes along (thanks) this fun little hardware kit for doing Conway’s Game of Life.  I wrote a lot of versions of Life years ago, often in assembler.  I was sad a few years ago to read about a faster way of coding it up than I’d every thought of.  This hardware widget makes me thing about they way fireflies sometimes synchronize.  I’ve imagined a flock of umbrellas with blinkers along these lines.

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