What time is coffee today? Thursday, 17 Oct 2019? Warning: EARLY!
Coffee is the new coffee!
by the time the coffee invitation comes out, it's too late!
Happy Birthday Mike Judge [Beavis and Butt-Head], Mae C. Jemison, Ziggy Marley, Julie Adams [Creature from the Black Lagoon], and Nathanael West!
Happy Birthday Margot Kidder [Lois Lane], Eminem, Rita Hayworth, Jerry Siegel [Superman], Jean Arthur [Shane], Paul Bernays [Axiomatic Set Theory] !
Trivia Question: At least one birthday celebrant appeared on Star Trek.
Today is the 290th day of the year; 290 is a sphenic (wedge) number, the product of three distinct primes (290 = 2*5*29).
On this date
in 1814, a breaking beer vat in London killed 8, by drowning, injury, poisoning by fumes, and by drunkenness.
in 1952, D. H. Lehmer announced that 2n − 1 for n = 2203 and 2281 are Mersenne primes (It took 59 minutes on a SWAC computer.) He had been fired from the University of California for refusing to sign a loyalty oath, but was reinstated.
in 1980, Frank Giannino completed a run across the US in less than 47 days.
in 2012, a house in the Bay Area was struck by a meteorite.
in 2013, Ashrita Furman balanced 100 scoops of ice cream on a cone. Mr. Furman has held more than 700 Guinness records.
Coffee today, Thursday (17 October 2019) at 3:30pm---EARLY because of AIC Seminar. (Coffee is normally Tuesday and Thursday at 4.)
coffee: Home-roasted French Sulawesi, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Mocha Kadir, Kenya, Rwanda, and Costa Rica! Green beans from Sweet Maria's.
antidote: apple caramel streusel quads. Thanks to Nora Raggio for more apples.
stream of forgotten antidotes
Gastronomic and historic photos, and recipes.
Directions, Map, and other Useful Facts.
SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA.
Come to Building E (not the main building).
Dial ext. 2216 from the lobby to be admitted.
Artificial Intelligence Center: EK292 (Richard Waldinger's office).
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