On why grandmas are the most unexpected geniuses in society and how industry is slowly catching on.
On artifacts showing the long-term patterns of dining.
On why old books are more useful than $100 laptop stands and how to visualize a networking / job search process.
On adventures in networking, the unexpected three-hour interview, and why I’m revisiting my blog.
Architect Ronald Gunderson utilizes small-diameter trees that he bends himself for building. This method increases strength, and the small trees continue to sequester carbon.
I’m just coming off of this year’s Better World by Design Conference. Let me give my perspective as a student organizer. It was truly incredible to be involved with this team – this year as well as last. I don’t often use words like that, which you might find on the back cover of a book, but here, I am making an exception.
Logo for a community bicycle education program. Goals were to evoke local symbolism (seen in the mill building and the rooster – a Rhode Island Red) and embody an industrial and empowering character.
Thought I killed the display on my MacBook Pro, but thanks to this handy website, I was able to fix it.
A series of demonstrations, lectures, and social events. Free and open to the public, featuring hands-on workshops, building & hacking competitions, culinary crafting, garage technology, arts and creativity for sale, and robot gymnastic demonstrations.
A proposal featuring a closed-loop harvesting system with several steps involving the production of cellulosic ethanol from the waste products of the sugarcane plant.