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Blog Archive for campbell during July 2003

[I was going to reply to Chris's excellent weblog in the talkback section, but I started rambling and it touched on some other thoughts I've had, so I decided to ramble here instead... Keep in mind that I'm only half-wearing my Sun cap right now (kind of like one of those green and brown, half A's, half Giants caps that were popular in the '89 Series), so I'm not speaking entirely on behalf of...
As I was driving home tonight, I was listening to Forum on KQED (Michael Krasny rules! Oops, did I say that out loud?)... The topic of the show was advancements in assistive technologies for the blind. One of the guests was a blind man, the first to summit Mt. Everest. He has recently been participating in a research project that aims to convert visual signals into electrical impulses that...
I grew up in a small town in upstate New York called Red Hook. In that small town is our little old family cabin, known as "The Camp". That little cabin overlooks a small pond, and floating in the middle of that small pond this holiday weekend was a whole slew of old friends and family. And amongst the slew was a satisfied Java developer (and I'm not referring to myself). Go figure. Let's...