I recently got an email from an old friend I haven't heard from in eight years. I knew Shan Pin Koh when he was a high school student in Malaysia. We'd chat about the Smashing Pumpkins and Malaysian swap meets where he could pick up trays of Intel processors and memory on the cheap. Later, he attended the University of Michigan where I almost got him deported over an MP3 scandal.
It's 2006. He's back. He's taking some great photographs.