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My current project here is Wikipedian in Residence/Ladd Observatory

I am also a Bureaucrat and Custodian at en-wikiversity. See Wikiversity:User:Mu301

My other accounts are User:Mu301Bot (SUL w/bot flag on en-wv) and meta:User:Mikeu (SUL)


I have a blog where I write about the history of science and technology.

Bricks and Mortar[edit]

I am the Curator of the historic Ladd Observatory [1] and a Visiting Scholar at Brown University. My research focus is the history of science and technology, in particular late 19th century astronomy and horology.

Ladd Observatory with cherry trees in blossom


PDP-12 VCF 2001.jpg

In my spare time I contribute to computer history articles on Wikipedia and upload images to Commons:Category:Retro-Computing_Society_of_Rhode_Island.

In my spare time I play Spacewar! on a PDP-12
Vintage Computer Festival East 1.0, Marlborough, MA, 2001