We must reduce our reliance on (and use of) Carbon. In CS, we are not leading on that, esp the frequency and implementation of our conferences.

This has to change.

I’m working on this now, as are others (I’m quoted in this Physics Today article)

Wow, it’s amazing what a small amount of “forward weight” does; the @oculus Quest is super uncomfortable after a short while.

At one level, it’s an amazing technical achievement. But I prefer my VR to come without cheek and neck pain.

VR still isn’t here.

Tonight’s desert is out of the ice cream maker and in the freezer. Two flavors of coconut milk + eggs based ice cream (bourbon brown sugar and vanilla with dark chocolate)


Pouring some champagne to make sorbet. Yes, that’s some good bubbly, and yes, I mixed it with a ton each of sugar and made some damn fine sorbet


I am having such a hard time getting my head around this comic… mostly that someone has made 46 episodes of a manga where all the characters are web browsers https://m.webtoons.com/en/challenge/internet-explorer/ep-45-microsoft-vs-google-part-2/viewer?title_no=219164&episode_no=70&webtoon-platform-redirect=true

My Connect.Tech talk “WebXR: an Introduction to Mixed Reality on the Web” is scheduled for Friday OCt 18th at 2:30pm. Looking forward to it!

Today’s “oblivious students at GT”: had a student step in front of my bike in the bike lane without looking, and another do the same think on a dockless scooter. Hopefully my electronic “bell” (loud, meant for cars) taught them something (perhaps just something about laundry)

Someone commented that they preferred Huel to Soylent, so I picked some up. After trying both the chocolate and the vanilla, let’s put it this way: anyone want some Huel?

Thick, insipidly sweet, artificial aftertaste. It’s pretty awful.

Soylet is bland, innocuous. Yum.

Class went well today; it was the “transformations, matrices, homogeneous coordinates and so on” class, which I made a bit more fun by having them fiddle with CSS3 transform matrices by hand … tech working well right now, so I’m thinking I may install iOS 13 beta on my phone

And today’s fun factoid from the Morning Brew: meatless meat has fully spread into fast food.