How I Became an NY Times Olympian

Above: The “NY Times Olympian” Foursquare Badge Above: The New York Times’ Foursquare Page (http://foursquare.com/nytimes) Last weekend, I took a long weekend trip to Vancouver, Canada to visit my friend, Dario. A week prior to the trip, I had no firm plans to go, but an interest in attending the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Coincidentally, that…

Great Firewall of China Strikes Again!

Above: My friends, Maria and Andrew, at Tiananmen in 2006 Anticipating the 20th Anniversary of the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising, the GFW (Great FireWall) of China has struck again! For those of you who have never heard of GFW, it’s a method by which the Chinese government censors out anything that they don’t…