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Pushpak Karnick
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DigiPen is hiring for full-time faculty positions in the Computer Science Department!

Details about the position in the link.

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Book Review: "Upstream," by Mary Oliver
"Upstream," is an aptly-titled, scintillating collection of essays by the Pulitzer-winning poet Mary Oliver. Collecting essays that have been published previously, it delivers a bird's-eye view of Oliver's journey as a poet and a person.  I have found it ex...

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STP 2017
Congratulations Team Asha!   STP 2017 proved to be one of the most successful editions of our training! Over 30 bikers made it from the Emerald City to the Bridge City over 1- and 2-day rides that tested every aspect of their training, their persistence, th...

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Book review: "12 Doctors, 12 Stories, 12 Postcards," by 12 Authors
To celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who, Puffin invited 11 beloved authors (and Whovians) in science fiction and fantasy  to pen 11 shorts, one per the incarnation of the iconic character through the years. This proved to be a wildly successful endeavor, with f...

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My thoughts on a beautiful and haunting composition (also, a personal favorite)

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Musical Musings: Cello Concerto in E Minor, by Edward Elgar
Human progress isn't measured by industry. It is measured by the value you place on a life.  An unimportant life. A life without privilege. -- The Doctor, "Thin Ice" (2017) S10E03 The early 20th century was a period of global turmoil - perhaps no other even...

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Book review: "The Crocodile," by Maurizio De Giovanni
Beware the fury of a patient man -- John Dryden In the English language, there are orphans and widows, but there is no word for the parents who lose a child. -- Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper After Luigi Alfredo Ricciardi, Italian author Maurizio De Giova...

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On "Batman: Hush," Vols. 1 & 2 (2003)
Once in a while, there comes by, a work of creative energy that changes the rules of the game, so to speak. It redefines, through association, the products of like creative output. More importantly though, it forces the observer to learn afresh, a novel way...

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On "Stephen Fry in America" : A humanizing journey through an inhuman landscape
To perceive is to suffer -- Aristotle Empathy was what made red paint run like blood in the veins, or a blue sky fill the lungs with air. -- Rachel Corbett If one were to place humanity under a microscope, and gently peel away the superfluous baggage of his...
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