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Monday musing on innovation – 2/13/23

Everything around us is magic, and nobody knows how things work. From the phones in our pockets, to the cars that ferry us around, to our systems of government, all of the critical things that have changed the way we think, work, and play are…

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Friday Links and Objects of Interest – 2/10/23

It’s been something of a full week, but I’ve still found some time to tinker with GPT integrations, read a few interesting posts on the Internet, and tinker with a few video game ideas for Playdate. Let’s dive right in: — Snoop Dogg retweeted me….

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Monday musing on design and understanding – 2/6/23

Tim Ingold describes thinking through making — a concept he interrlates with design — as a line that meanders, much like a donkey following its own path. Conversely, design has been described (through design thinking) as a straight line toward achieving some objective or solving…

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Friday links and objects of interest – 2/3/23

Lately, I’ve been working on a blueprint for what I’m thinking of broadly as “innovation spaces.” That is, physical spaces that support innovation. This is tricky, because any physical space is necessarily located within a community — whether that’s a company, a school, a town,…

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Monday musing on electric outlets – 1/30/23

Hacakday posted a piece a while back about the creation of the electrical outlet and how it came to the form factor that we know today. What’s most interesting about this piece is how the mixture of market forces and arbitrary aesthetic opinions come to…

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Friday links and objects of interest – 1/27/23

The new year started almost a month ago, and along with that, classes at DePaul. I’ve been teaching a metaphysics class this term that’s had some success in the past. Along with that, I’m closing a study abroad class out with a course on Rewilding…

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