Behold “bookBot” at North Carolina State University’s new Hunt Library. This robot-driven bookBot automated book delivery system holds up to 2 million volumes in 1/9 the space of conventional shelving, enabling the library to provide more space for learning and collaboration. The bookBot is 50 feet wide by 160 feet long by 50 feet tall… Continue reading What I’m Reading – Day 124 #CY365 @ncsulibraries
Today’s picture is a new black and white conversion of a photo I took a few years ago at the Biltmore House in Ashville North Carolina. I have a large print of this photo in my office and I’ve often looked at the sharp detail that was captured by my point and shoot camera. It’s… Continue reading Focused – Day 91 #CY365
Crab Pot Christmas Trees, the latest addition to our holiday decorations. Created by Nicky Harvey founder of Harvey & Sons Net & Twine a Davis North Carolina commercial fishing industry supplier as way to expand his family owned business. Using triangles of the same coated wire mesh used in crab pots, he created a tree… Continue reading Core Sound Christmas Trees
This is the back of the Christie Microtile display wall featured in yesterday’s blog post. Here you can clearly see the the 32 different display units that make up the wall. This was truly a “geek” moment for me. Canon 7D, 1/30 sec @ f/2.8, ISO 1600, converted to Black & White.
Talk about your big screen. This Christie Microtile wall is a prototype for the new Hunt Library under construction on the South Campus at NC State in Raleigh, North Carolina. The screen is ten and half feet wide and fout feet tall. It is made up of 32 individual DLP based microtile displays yielding an… Continue reading 5120 by 1920
– These rare vintage Gumby and Pokey Happy Trails game piece figures from 1968 were a free gift from a Foursquare check-in at GC5 Vintage & Gifts. I figured they would have to be part of the blog so look for them to show up in my photos occasionally. Canon G1X, 1/1600 sec @ f/2.8,… Continue reading Gumby and Pokey Ride Again