Hacking Water

From water insecurity to offgrid, solar pumped, gravity flow 1000 gallons of running water. I enjoy hauling water by hand, which is why doing it for 8 years was not really a problem. But water…

Hong Kong Leader Backs Down on China Law…

Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, backing down in an effort to end widespread public unrest fueled by fears that Beijing’s growing reach is eroding people’s…

Mapping Crypto: A Primer

This is the first in a series of blog posts aimed at understanding the crypto ecosystem through Wardley maps. These maps are commonly used to facilitate business strategy decisions through value chain analysis in the…

The rise and fall of the company behind…

Each May, as the elementary school year was winding down, our teachers would send us home with a new educational CD-ROM — hoping, I assume, that it would keep our young brains from rotting away…

Why this company wants your old underwear

Increasingly, sellers of clothing are also taking back clothing – for recycling, that is. Companies like H&M offer discounts on new apparel for drop-offs of used items. The idea is to keep old clothing out of…

AntixK/Curve-Studio

Squirrel Curve Studio is an intuitive easy-to-use app for creating beautiful spline curves (free-form curves). Motivated by the lack of freely available curve designers, Squirrel provides a clean UI for designing, exporting and importing free-form…

Technically, Earth Does Not Orbit Around the Sun…

The discovery that Earth revolves around the Sun was revolutionary. It fundamentally changed how we viewed the cosmos, as well as ourselves. But the Earth does not revolve around the Sun. At least, not exactly.…