Participants: What are you allergic to? How do react to whatever you are allergic to? Do you like to walk in Central park? Where is your favorite place to walk in Central Park? Nothing. Eyes watering… I love to walk in the park. The bow bridge over the pond. Cats. Throat itchy and my eyes shut/swell. I like to run in the park. The outer loop. Penicillin and seasonal allergies (pollen). Sneezing and whatever. But with Penicillin I get hives. Yes but who doesn’t? I like going through the zoo. Cold air. It feels like I am allergic to it. I would start to tear up, and my fingers would turn purple. Yes, I do. Around the reservoir.
Monthly Archives: April 2011
Awake hours before the sun has risen, eleven Hewitt girls sit in the white lobby of our school. There to greet them is Peter John Costas, better known as Coach Peter or just Coach. He is currently enrolled as a student at the University of Virginia, taking a semester off from his third year, so he can influence us and others on the technique and power that is crew. Peter is 21 years old and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Economics in the winter of 2012. When he graduates he wants to stay in New York and continue to write, row, and go to graduate school. “My passion and respect for the sport [made me want to be a coach],” said Costas, “From the first time I sat in a boat … Continue reading
First there were those creepy Domino’s ads that show up on the side when you say the word ‘pizza.’ Then there were those squares that magically find faces in a photo. Now, Facebook cannot only recognize that a face is present- it can recognize whose face is present. With its new facial recognition software, Facebook is able to suggest tags by grouping similar photos together and then using the information from previous tags. Tagging photos is without a doubt one of Facebook’s most esteemed and distinguishable features. “Tagging is actually really important for control, because every time a tag is created it means that there was a photo of you on the Internet that you didn’t know about,” says Facebook’s Vice President of Product, Chris Cox. And now, tagging photos is more effortless and efficient … Continue reading