Monday, February 06, 2006

superbowl, nyc, etc.

Watching the stupor of Superbowl XL, I distracted myself thinking about how to multiply two integers in roman numerals. A little example is here. Sigh.

New York Times, my local newspaper, reports on digging a tunnel below the Manhattan bedrock, the machine chewing 100 feet a day -- or a (fallen) man a mile as the workers quip -- to bring water to the city by 2020. Sandhogs and engineers toiling down there, moving 35 tons of debris for every 5 feet of progress, lunching amidst the muddy water and the bare light bulbs. The geologist working with them, mapping the type of rocks under the city, says, " For a geologist, this is like going to Disneyland." --- better I would think....

On the job front, in Computer Science, we are beyond "wet labs". We have "ad labs", "live labs" and "search labs"... Check out MS Labs.


Blogger Suresh said...

Interesting. So in response to Yahoo's search lab, M$ wakes up. It's verity vs verity !!!

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