fdc@columbia.edu

I've been laid off! My last day was June 30th, 2011, and then I spent the next 3 months cleaning up after myself:


2005
Frank da Cruz, formerly:
Director, Communications Software Development
Columbia University Information Technology (CUIT)
Columbia University
612 West 115th Street
New York NY   10025
USA

[ Columbia 1968 ] [ International Postal Addressing ] [ UTF-8 Sampler ] [ Running in Upper Manhattan ]

The Kermit Project

New (October 2013) at the Computer History Museum:
Kermit Project Oral History Panel (Jeffrey Altman, Bill Catchings, Frank da Cruz)
MS-DOS Kermit Oral History (Joe Doupnik)
Kermit Project Document Archive (16 boxes of fun)
Other contributions

The New Open Source Kermit Project (2011-present)
Home page: http://www.kermitproject.org
What Is Kermit?: http://kermitproject.org/kermit.html
C-Kermit for Unix and VMS: http://kermitproject.org/ckermit.html
Kermit 95 for Windows: http://kermitproject.org/k95.html
E-Kermit for embedding: http://kermitproject.org/ek.html
Bibliography: http://kermitproject.org/biblio.html
The Original Kermit Project - Columbia University (1981-2011)
Home page: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/
Complete software archive: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/archive.html
Brief history: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/dec20.html#kermit

Columbia University Computing History

History of Computing at Columbia University (1879-2005)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/
Computing at Columbia (Columbia 250, 2004)
http://c250.columbia.edu/c250_perspectives/write_history/61.html
Wallace Eckert, Computer Pioneer (Columbia 250)
http://c250.columbia.edu/c250_celebrates/your_columbians/wallace_eckert.html
The DECSYSTEM-20 at Columbia University (1977-1988)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/dec20.html
Watson Lab Conduit Trenching (May 1985)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/conduit

Other Computing Topics

MM: The 1980s-era email client that I still use (and maintain) (2006)
http://www.kermitproject.org/mm/
What Is a Terminal?
http://www.kermitproject.org/terminals.html
Safe Network Computing - Windows Desktop (2001)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/safe.html
Programming Language Survey (1980)
ftp://kermit.columbia.edu/kermit/dec20/languages.info

The Neighborhood

University Food Market (1957-2003)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/ufm.html/ (English)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/ufm-es.html/ (Spanish)
La Rosita (December 2006)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/larosita.html
Upper Manhattan Running Zone (May 2006)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/running/
Columbia University Photos (April 2002)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/cu/200204/
Columbia Area Photos (December 2002)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/cu/200212/
Columbia Area Photos (September 2012)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/uws20120914/
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/uws20120915/
Bronx Photos (2012-2013)
http://kermitproject.org/bronx/

Countries, Languages, Character Sets

Frank's Compulsive Guide to Postal Addresses (1988-present)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/postal.html
UTF-8 Sampler (text in many languages) (2000-present)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/utf8.html
Say PEACE In All Languages! (March-April 2003)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/pace
Table of HTML symbolic character entities
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/entities.html
Representing Middle English Manuscripts on the Web with UTF-8 (August 2002)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/st-erkenwald.html
Interchange of Non-English Computer Text (1994)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/accents.html

Germany

Frankfurt American High School (Army-brat history from the 1950s and 60s; 2003-present)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/frankfurt/
Messerschmitt Kabinenroller (und andere Kleinwagen) (1954)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/frankfurt/messerschmitt.html
BMW R-26 (1956)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/frankfurt/bmw-r26.html

Politics

Note: I'm a Viet-Nam era veteran as well as an Army brat, and both my parents were World War II veterans.
Columbia University 1968 (the student uprising)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/1968/index.html
Don't Trust Anyone Under 50! (Columbia 250, 2004)
http://c250.columbia.edu/c250_perspectives/write_history/282.html
ˇNo confies en nadie menor de 50!
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/cincuenta.html/
Election 2010
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/election2010.html
Election 2008
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/election2008.html
Election 2006
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/election2006.html
To My Republican Friends (Election 2004)
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/election.html
[ Proyecto Yano ]

Publications

Miscellaneous

Milestones in the Annals of Junkmail (July 2002)
http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/george.html
No Wax Please!
http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/nowax.html

Frank da Cruz / fdc@columbia.edu