Here’s a track from way back…Spring 2003, to be precise. Made this after a camping trip to the desert outside of Los Angeles with good friends and a hefty sermon from the good Reverend himself. Free to download! Reverend Jim by mainsequence Here’s a picture of some blue flowers from my old neighborhood in Portland [...]
Throughout my first semester at MIT, I have been collecting words from members of arts community here on campus. Here’s a sampling of responses to my request for “one word”. MIT ARTS 1 WORD by mainsequence Have an excellent Solstice!
Gallflies used to combat invasive knapweed in Montana–which does an estimated $14 million of damage statewide–have recently been shown to hurt native plant growth through indirect food chain “ripple effects.” The flies, originally introduced in the 1970s, provide an attractive source of extra calories for native deermice, which leads to a deermouse population increase. Since [...]
printable view (PDF) As old methods fail to quell ongoing Wall Street turmoil, decision makers may soon be hunting for “America’s Next Top Model”—computer model, that is. Some contestants will likely come from a new breed of social science simulations called “agent-based models” (ABMs). The idea is to use the huge number of calculations available [...]