• Yet, in spite of these spectacular strides in science and technology, and still unlimited ones to come, something basic is missing. There is a sort of poverty of the spirit which stands in glaring contrast to our scientific and technological abundance. The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.

    Martin Luther King

    MLK on Technology

  • The technology is here; it’s never been easier to communicate and collaborate with people anywhere, any time. But that still leaves a fundamental people problem. The missing upgrade is for the human mind.

    Jason Fried’s Nightmare

    This quote from Jason Fried’s “Remote: Office Not Required” always seems to resonate the most during winter. I have been a remote worker for over 10 years…

  • Big_Eye

    Simulated Reality

    I’ve spent the holidays chasing after a 64gb Nexus 6. I failed. In the process, I found two phones more preferable to the top heavy, slippery monster: The Samsung Galaxy Note 4…

  • When you're young, you look at television and think, There's a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that's not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That's a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revolution! But the networks are really in business to give people what they want. It's the truth.

    Steve Jobs

    Atlanta’s Mobile Makerspace

    Today I had the privilege of visiting the kids at KIPP South Fulton Academy to see the SteamTruck and Jason Martin in action. There is something overwhelmingly gratifying in the…

  • “Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.”

    The Martian