Monday, July 27, 2009

The New Logo

ComputeSpace has a new corporate logo!
Long may it wave!
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Friday, July 24, 2009

Allen Telescope Array


Allen Telscope Array

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Lassen National Forest


On my way to the Hat Creek Radio Observatory and Allen Telescope Array

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Getting Out and About

Having a lot of fun this week for a change. I spent Tuesday back on campus at Berkeley meeting with Don McLeod and the two Jeffs at Earl Warren Hall. Had a great time and it was a bit of deja vu. Jeff, Matt, and I had visited the building when it was brand new a few years ago to discuss co-locating SETI@Home there. Never happened.

Afterwards, Bob and I went to dinner at The Boiler House in Richmond...



Thanks, Uncle Bob! The next one's on me!

The next day, I headed out for Hat Creek Radio Observatory and the Allen Telescope Array

Entering the Lassen National Forest
Of Dudes and Dishes
More later...

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Show









Last night I gave a talk, in conjunction with the International Year of Astronomy 2009, on the subject of Rural Contributions to Modern Astronomy. It showcased 4 astronomers who had rural origins, Mikhail Lomonosov, Clyde Tombaugh, Gerard Kuiper, and Edwin Hubble.

Werner and his son, Julio, came up to assist.



I'm available for parties and dinners...

Good Times!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Pilot Program


ComputeSpace has a tentative deal to supply astronomy education to 500 home schooled students managed by Del Norte County schools this Fall, based on a successful demonstration of our ability to scale and meet SLAs.

This will be our first customer!

Monday, July 06, 2009

Happy Birthday, Jorjanna!!

From lv_trip_10-19-07


My youngest daughter turns 29 years old today. We have been buddies for a long time now. Seems like only a few years ago, I was teasing my parents that they were officially getting old when I, as their youngest, was turning 30. Guess I'd better make the most of this year since it's my last before I join the club!

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Happy Independence Day!

In what may become a new July 4th tradition, the Dude insisted on dragging us down to the lake (Lake Earl) for an early morning dip!

I took a few pictures and here they are:




Later, we attended the annual fireworks show on the beachfront. The Dude stayed home and chilled out.
Happy Independence Day Everybody!