Let's shake it

Some helpful soul replaced a missing doorknob on one of the doors at 77 Massachusetts Ave. with a gel-gloved hand (top) earlier this month, offering a friendly shake to people entering there. Few were willing, but David H. Friedman, associate professor of architecture, gamely agreed to shake the glove.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on January 10, 2001.

Topics: Hacks and humor

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