Author Archives: Mike Caprio

Environmental News For Greenpoint, Brooklyn Residents!

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I just received this email from friend and community activist Joanna Micek – I’m posting this email from her to follow up on her ask to spread the word about this important environmental improvement initiative that all Greenpoint residents should know about! Her email begins below:   Hi, For the past year, I’ve been a […]

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Reprint: “Of Witchcraft, Brewsters and Beer”

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Preface – How I Learned the True Tale of the Witch I first met noted beer anthropologist Alan Eames in 2006 when he (along with comic artist Stephen Bissette and Joe Citro) organized the first (and sadly, only) “Lovecraft In Vermont” conference in Brattleboro. The conference was a weekend affair, primarily taking place with speakers […]

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Dreams Are Just Stories From Other People

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We Agreed To A Game In a dream, we agreed to a game. The game was to tell a story, and the rules of the story were that each of us defined one another with this structure: “You have a NAME, you ARE this and there’s an AND”   One of the others defined me […]

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An Open Letter To The Bullying Senior Technical Editor of the EE Times

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You Are The Reason Why Diversity In STEM Is So Low As a graduate of the CS program at WPI, I’m appalled by an all-too-common occurrence of bullying appearing in a professional technical publication, the EE Times. How is it that a Senior Technical Editor of a respected trade magazine, in this day and age, […]

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Coach Ray: A few words about my personal trainer, and a plug for his new program

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My Story When I was about 12 years old, I started to walk with a bit of a limp. It wasn’t anything terribly noticeable, and on occasion my parents would say things like: “Walk straight! What’s the matter with you?” or “Stop dragging your feet!”. It didn’t seem like the sort of thing to be […]

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