iFnLvBos wonders about the meaning of this scrawl at the Harvard Square T stop.
Informally, it asks whether every problem whose solution can be quickly verified by a computer can also be quickly solved by a computer. It was essentially first mentioned in a 1956 letter written by Kurt GĂ¶del to John von Neumann.
Barbara S. hopped over to the Cambridge Dance Party outside City Hall in Central Square.
Clover, which offers food both on wheels and in fixed locations, is going for kosher certification:
I had a colleague at McKinsey who kept fairly strict Kosher, and I was shocked what a nightmare it was for her to try to find food she could eat. I have no idea how many people in Boston keep Kosher, but I want Clover to be accessible to everybody and I started thinking about getting Kosher certification a long time ago.
A train that headed across the rainbow bridge is causing the dreaded "severe" delays in both directions on the Red Line this morning.
UPDATE: The T reported at 7:44 a.m. that regular service had resumed.
N. Anthony Coles, who recently returned to head up a biotech startup (based on work at MIT, natch), writes about the area's emergence as the world's leading innovation center in the field:
It has become an almost utopian community, where intellect knows no bounds, and science always trumps difficult disease treatment problems, cracking code after code to derive new state-of-the-art therapies with space-age technologies.
The Boston Business Journal reports on Councilor Leland Cheung's idea to let a developer put a 1,000-foot tower on the land now occupied by the comparatively puny Volpe transportation building.
JB Parrett didn't have to worry about oncoming trains as he stood where the actual train tracks used to be in North Point Park on the Cambridge side of the Charles.
Cambridge Police report two men were robbed at gunpoint in the span of a few minutes in Area 4, likely by the same two guys.
Around midnight, a man walking down Norfolk Street towards Central Square was approached by a man who asked him for change for a $5 bill, police say: Read more.
Eheff was in the upper busway at Harvard Square this afternoon when somebody from New Jersey not only drove into the busway, but drove into it from the wrong direction.
Former Cambridge Mayor Alice Wolf remembers the day 25 years ago when she opened the doors of City Hall for the city's first Pride Brunch.
"This day 25 years ago was, as an elected official, perhaps one of the most emotional days for me," Wolf said this morning at what is now an annual event. Read more.
Nikki and Noelle noticed the marker pointing the way to MIT today. How much is that in Smoots?
Cambridge Police report officers found two spent shell casings at the park entrance at York and Hamlin streets after somebody called about gunfire just before 3:30 a.m. Read more.
People will be running around Cambridgeport Saturday morning while pushing, pulling or pedaling homemade sculptures, including:
Dizzy, the kinetic bird-batting cat built by teens; a square-wheeled sailboat made by Harvard students; a tiny wheeled creature that audibly interacts with audiences; a 23' giant fish; and a boat with flapping wings.
People's Sculpture Racing starts at 11 a.m. at the south corner of University Park Commons.