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Urban Ecology | Brenda maps out the forests of Syracuse, NY.  Here she points to where we are headed today.

7am rise. 8pm departure. 1 hour commute and at 9 am we arrive at our urban field site- Syracuse, NY. That’s where I’ll spend the day with our expert, Brenda Bennett. She works as an Urban Forestry Educator providing community outreach and working to organize tree plantings on land that belongs to either the city…

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What started as a small seedling of an idea, has blossomed into a full-fledged investigation of the new age of technology. It’s incredible. Way back in December, when I was sitting at home on the couch, drinking some herbal tea and looking at the Google Glass Contest I was only merely thinking “Ah, it might be…

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Google Glass

On late Wednesday night after toiling over what color of Glass to choose, I finally put in the order for Shale-colored Google Glass.  Why shale? Because it’s simple, and probably the best camouflaged color available. I didn’t want to choose something that would stand out too much, like blue or orange, and the white would…

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ThruGlass Up a tree

Once Google Glass was up and out of the box, naturally the first place I wanted to take it was to the outdoors to see how the picture looked, how the screen appeared in bright light, and how it functioned overall. I found that even though you can talk to Glass, you still need your…

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You know what they say about first impressions…you can only make one! The unboxing of Glass was exciting. The set-up? A bit burdensome with some hurdles here and there.  Glass didn’t come with a clear manual so I was only able to find and directions for set-up that occurred on the screen after finding the ON…

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