Apr 26

Changing up the recipe for microchips

When I lived in Louisiana, one of my greatest comfort foods was gumbo. This iconic creole dish was—and still is today—a favorite. From the components of the traditional roux to… (continued)

Oct 07

MIT Researcher Fernando Corbató Removed Barriers Between People and Computers

I was flipping through The Wall Street Journal on my smart phone, waiting for the waitress to bring my breakfast. A name caught my eye: Fernando Corbató. The man who had made computing accessible to the masses back in the 1960s while a doctoral student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) had died July 19. He was 93.