ways I have seen vectors denoted in papers and books since coming to grad school

Wednesday, 7 January 2009
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Whose hallway looks more fun?

Saturday, 13 December 2008
Operations Research and Information Engineering

Operations Research and Information Engineering: they research how to make office workers more productive and efficient and stuff--*hurk*. I think the best word for this hallway is "edifice."

Computer Science

Computer Science: Tightly closed, nearly-unmarked doors behind which grad students and profs alike burn LCD tans into their skin.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Machines and mechanisms on display--and look, there are even some people!

Astornomy and Space Sciences

Astronomy and Space Sciences: These guys send robots to other planets, and it sure shows!

Saturday night roomie visits

Monday, 17 November 2008

Me: Zzz*snort* Huh–euh–wha…? [Sits up violently] Hello?
Housemate: Heyyyyyyy. [Feeling his way along the wall]
Me: Uh… [rubs eyes] You all right, man?
Housemate: Yeah.
Me: Um, what’s up?
Housemate: I can’t find the stop sign. [Shuffles forward, slaps at wall]
Me: What.
Housemate: The stop sign? I can’t find it.
Me: Oh-kay. Are you drunk?
Housemate: Yes!
Me: [Stumbles out from under covers] Oh-kay. That explains things. [Turns on lights]
Housemate: Oh! This is the wrong room!
Me: Uhm, yeah.
Housemate: Whoops. Sorry for scaring you. [Sticks hand out]
Me: Oh, you just startled me is all. Uh… [shakes hand]
Housemate: Okay, goodnight!
Me: Maybe you should drink some water or something.
Housemate: Good idea. Bye! [Waves]

meteorite thin sections

Sunday, 21 September 2008
  1. PCA82506


  2. PCA82506


  3. EETA79001


  4. ALHA78040


off the top layer

Monday, 21 July 2008
  1. Time-Varying Inertia for Attitude Control
  2. AIAA Call for Papers
  3. taughannock falls state park summer concert series
  4. magnetic field of a magnetized cylinder
  5. ma = Fpin + Fcoil + Fcoil, meissner
  6. Sine sweep
  7. 2 Jul 08
  8. Concise?
  9. X Transfer Functions, Unwindowed Data
  10. the advanced mirror image method
  11. exhaust velocity
  12. Hamilton’s Equations
  13. FFT, 6.0065 cm
  14. 0972 counts
  15. (but bad averaging)
  16. Glue something here to force flashlight into proper orientation

events on my mind

Thursday, 19 June 2008
  1. Squash ladder match #3
  2. Binghamton Airshow
  3. Ithacafest
  4. Williams Reunions
  5. AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit
  6. Jonathan Coulton concert in New York, NY
  7. Spore Creature Creator Trial release

semester’s over now

Saturday, 10 May 2008
  1. Northern Water Snakes
  2. Enemy at the Gates
  3. Robert Downey, Jr.
  4. Book sale
  5. Modeling clay
  6. Window envelopes
  7. Scrambled eggs
  8. Nimbus clouds
  9. Callithump
  10. Twelve-hour airplane flights
  11. Five hundred dollars
  12. Science fiction