Monthly Archives: March 2009

Objects are larger than they appear.

I’m not sure if I’ve been able to effectively communicate the scale of the operation witnessed during our visit to the Farmersburg Coal Mine. Through the magic of Google Maps, I will now whisk you away to a land of enchantment and heavy machinery. This view shows piles of coal on the north side of […]

Coal is a local resource.

On Saturday Kate and I tagged along with the Indiana University Geology Club, and went on a guided tour of the Farmersburg Coal Mine. I spent much of last semester developing WattBot, a design argument that is decidedly opposed to the usage of coal for electricity, but it was impossible to walk away from this […]

This Ain’t Yo’ Mama’s Press Release

But it is ours. Hooray for fame! Now if only I could hire someone to help me cash all these giant cardboard checks… UPDATE: The IU Home Pages newsletter for Indiana University has picked up our story!

Things About Which I Am Exciteding.

A few notes before Kate and I dash out the door for spring break. I am really enjoying the new shows that Phish played last weekend. According to The New York Times, Phish loved Phish circa 1995. I, too, loved Phish circa 1995, and I’m glad that’s the Phish they’re bringing back. And geez, that’s […]