Entries by Brandon Muramatsu

Delicious Library

I first heard about Delicious Library at MacWorld San Francisco in 2005. At the time I was impressed enough by the software to buy a copy and catalog my books, VHS and DVD movies and CDs. Sometime during one of my laptop upgrades or data transfers, I managed to delete (or not transfer) the data… Continue Reading Delicious Library

Change Can Happen…or…The Great Adventure Continues

Well, I’ve got some big news. Today I accepted a position in the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) at MIT. My initial appointment is for 6 months to work on dissemination of the iCampus Project, in particular the Spoken Lecture project. iCampus was a research collaboration between Microsoft Research and MIT whose goal… Continue Reading Change Can Happen…or…The Great Adventure Continues

Where was I when…

…these history-worth events happened? These are some of the events where I have a specific memory that I thought I’d share. (I write this while watching Barack Obama’s inauguration.) Space Shuttle Challenger (April 4, 1986): I remember being herded into a classroom at Pinecrest Van Nuys watching the news coverage of the explosion. Fast forward… Continue Reading Where was I when…

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and Me

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] I’ve had enough mint chocolate chip ice cream to last a lifetime. The back story? One day during summer camp in elementary school we had an ice cream party. After all… Continue Reading Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and Me