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Getty Images are now free and clear to embed. This could make blogging fun again!

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Cooper Union Alumni Association Unanimously Endorses Working Group Plan to SAVE FREE Tuition

There is still hope yet for a FREE Cooper Union. I had the pleasure of voting with a unanimous Cooper Union Alumni Council in endorsing the wonderful Working Group plan to save my alma mater. It rests with the trustees … Continue reading

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The Intended Banality of American Surveillance

I wrote this a few days before I read the very revealing article on Laura Poitras in the NYT. Journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner, David Michael Miranda, being detained for 9 hours at London’s Heathrow airport a few days ago is … Continue reading

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Trasa Bootstrap Responsive Starter Theme, Based on Twitter Bootstrap 3 and WordPress Twenty Ten

I’m fond of Twitter Bootstrap. I like where Bootstrap 3 is going. I’ve used Twenty Ten as a starter theme for innumerable WordPress websites. Instead of learning the logic of other starter theme developers I’ve decided to go ahead and … Continue reading

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Repression rebranded

There are two op-eds in this weeks New York Times that seem to compliment each other by two authors of complete opposite spectrum and intent. The Romantic Advantage by David Brooks http://nyti.ms/18CtSpD The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil’ by Julian … Continue reading

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The best Vine you’ll see this month?

They were shooting Spiderman 2 outside of our window all weekend. We saw them rehearse this shot several times. When we heard “Action!” that was our cue to run to the window to get the money shot.

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Cooper Union: 1859 – 2013

Cooper Union was a free college. The trustees’ duty was to preserve the school. Mark Epstein defiantly announced on April 23rd that Cooper Union would begin charging tuition in 2014. No remorse. No apology. No admission of grievous, unthinkable and … Continue reading

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Let’s Save Music: Local

There is a familiar malaise amongst music makers. Most of us hold very little hope for a career in music. Maybe it was always too much to hope/dream for. Myself, I can’t help but write songs. It’s an artform I’m … Continue reading

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