30 Sep '13, 12am

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Henry Gifford: Countdown to BE NYC! With onlydays until the conference, Gre... ^TF

A book that influenced how I think is “Bicycling Science: Ergonomics and Mechanics” by Frank Rowland Witt and David Gordon Wilson (MIT Press), which I first read when I was 14 years old and a serious bicyclist. It presented, in a very scientific but practical way, concepts like the “cooling rate” – the way in which the rate of cooling of human skin influences how fast and long someone can bike or run. I realized that the math of scientific formulas is only as good as the measurement that you put into them. Two people who inspired and taught me about apartment buildings and heating systems were Tommy Gambetta, my former landlord; and Frank Gerety, an engineer who worked for the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

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