My new web page location is, so this www page is out of date

Steve Mann's Video Orbits site has moved to


Steve Mann's personal www site has moved to

Please update your links to point to my new WWW pages

The links below will be broken, "file not found", because they have been moved to my University of Toronto site

Personal hobbies, research interests, and the like:

If you have a really fast Internet connection, you might want to look at a more highly graphical version of this page.

I am part of "VisMod", also known as the "vision and modeling group", in the Media Lab at MIT.

I live in Edgerton House which has a view of Boston, across the Charles river, a pleasant atmosphere, even in the basement (e.g. a long brightly lit corridor with a renaissance sense of perspective), and a laundry room with nice new machines, though the controversial Card Key system has recently been installed at Edgerton House, as well as other dorms across campus.

Events or places of interest in cyberspace:

Events or places of interest in physical space:

I also have an "official" home page, describing my work at the Media Lab and listing some of my publications.

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We're supposed to have a Copyright notice in our Web pages. That circle-C is ASCII 251 in case you were wondering.
My Snail mail (US postal address) is also on that same page.

[Free Speech Ribbon] Blue ribbon designates Free speech (ribbon used instead of setting background color to black because this would be a Notscape specific feature).

This page written primarily for Mosaic (e.g. lean and mean) but if you like some of the ``pork'' in Netscape, you can do things like try a little try a little bit of push-pull. Then when you get tired of that you can go back to using the more ``lean and mean'' Mosaic browser. If you're still a believer in "pork", you might want to consider looking at the "NotScape" page.