The reason for this burst of useful activity? My internet connection was down for two days. Because of those two days, I think I surged two weeks ahead in my Calliope build schedule.
So, the Internet: great place, but sometimes even more awesome when it's turned off.
Launching Project Calliope, sponsored by Science 2.0, in 2011
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