Like a lot of people, I found Flickr's interface changes to be appalling, yet predictable. Yahoo isn't really interested in retaining us as users, or even as customers. Their purchase and inevitable repackaging of Flickr is merely a form of conspicuous competition with the Facebooks and Googles they are trying to keep up with. Put more simply, they are just showing off among their crowd. What you and I think about it, or even do about it (like, leave!) is beside the point. When 1% of the p…
Western NY trip 2013, album created on August 10, 2013
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Don vs. the Dragon, album created on July 20, 2013
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Liberty Belle, album created on May 26, 2013
The B-17 "Liberty Belle" visited Syracuse's Hancock Field in July 2010. This plane was destroyed in a fire on June 13, 2011.
May 22, 2013I've reposted my set of Syracuse University's Carnegie Library, which is -- or rather was -- the best mad scientist library in central New York. Carnegie has been undergoing upgrades for several years, and sadly, some of the spaces shown in these pictures are gone forever. I'm not against modernization, and frankly many of the books in Carnegie are likely way out of date scientifically and do not belong in a library. But it's been sad to occasionally visit, looking for a quiet spot to s…