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Sep 20

Yes We Can. But Should We? — re:form — Medium -

Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had three female speakers, but that’s another story). September 20, 2014 at 07:27AM

Sep 18

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Sep 16

Not quite sure what this is going to be when it’s finished.

Not quite sure what this is going to be when it’s finished.

Sep 15

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All of my jeans wear out in the same place. Because cyclist. I think holes are on right side because I favour my right leg for, well, everything.

All of my jeans wear out in the same place. Because cyclist. I think holes are on right side because I favour my right leg for, well, everything.

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Sep 12

Power from the people: what privatisation has meant for Britain -

About 10 years ago, in the wake of the fire at the Momart art storage warehouse that destroyed a museum’s worth of late 20th-century British paintings and sculpture, I sat down with the artist Michael Craig-Martin to talk about it. September 12, 2014 at 07:28PM

Sep 08

Slicing software printed support review - evaluating Slic3r, Cura and Meshmixer -

Support material options for single extruder printers have come on significantly recently and I have run a series of test prints to evaluate three contenders: Slic3r, by Alessandro Ranellucci and others. September 08, 2014 at 10:02PM

Sep 01

Design’s (Dis)Orders & Transition Design — Medium -

Designers have a range of psychological disorders. Least disputable is their Obsessive Compulsiveness. This excessive concern for detailing derives from design’s craft origins. September 01, 2014 at 07:46PM

Aug 31

Paris Review – The Dreams in Which I’m Dying, Michael Thomsen -

The vanity of the zombie apocalypse. There are few things as narcissistic as an apocalypse fantasy. The apocalypse doesn’t mean the end of the world, just the end of humankind, and considering such a fate can lead us into a sentimental peace with the present day. August 31, 2014 at 12:09PM

Aug 28

Sarah Dillon -

Introduction. Under the Skin (2000) is the horrifying best-selling first novel of the Dutch-born, Australian-raised, Scottish-resident, contemporary novelist Michel Faber. August 28, 2014 at 08:53PM

Aug 26

Building a Plan B | Ytec 3D -

Nice. Used a big one of these to good effect recently.

Aug 17

Still report writing (and planning), but learning a lot about how I work and how to become a more effective writer. Can’t wait to get into some hands-on activities soon though.

Still report writing (and planning), but learning a lot about how I work and how to become a more effective writer. Can’t wait to get into some hands-on activities soon though.

Aug 15

Middle-class rules deaden too many arts venues. Let's fill them with life and noise -

In Edinburgh, where I live, the fringe and other festivals are turning this great city into a dressing-up box. The street life is heightened, as if everyone’s waiting for their cue, their choreographed moment, the flash mob music to begin. August 10, 2014 at 08:35PM