Beam Me Up, Glennie

John Schwartz, a technology writer for the Times, was one of the other 56,000+ students at the University of Texas while I attended. A fellow staffer at the campus paper and magazine, Schwartz was one of those alums who went on to big things (others included TV talking head Paul Begala and political advisor Mark McKinnon). Now Schwartz has risen to greater heights — a couple of feet off the ground, in a jetpack.