A Dinner with Professor Socolow about Sustainable Development

"So, why are you all here? What derived your interest in sustainable development?" - the Professor asked us. All of us were asked this question before, during the interview into this program, yet it still came as a surprise. Most presentations and lectures do not start with a personal question. Professor Socolow, Princeton's Professor of Mechanical …

Hugo should have won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture

My tea doesn't taste right. It tastes, how do I put this, bitterness. The Artist was awarded the Oscar award tonight for Best Motion Picture, and I think it actually deserves it. Michel Hazanavicius has done a great job in recreating a black-and-white silent movie that unexpectedly accomplished such high reception from the audience and critics. …