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Why there aren’t more women (and men) in tech

Nov 11, 2014 | Posted in code, geekcraft, smart girls
I just published my first story on Medium! (Click the image below if you want to read it.) Why There Aren’t More Women (and Men) in Tech

Roundup and wrapup: Inside 3D Printing Conference 2013

May 06, 2013 | Posted in geekcraft
[The video is by Materialise, whose Joris Debo presented at the conference.] I was lucky enough to be invited to the first Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in New York on April 22 and 23. According to organizers, it was attended by

3D printing and assembly: A new opportunity for usability work

Apr 19, 2013 | Posted in geekcraft, user experience
[Part 2 (of 2)] For those of us who design digital interfaces, one of the practical results of HCI research is a set of best practices for usability that helps developers make your -- the user's -- digital experience as seamless as possible.

“4D”: 3D printing meets self-assembly

Apr 17, 2013 | Posted in geekcraft, user experience
[Part 1 (of 2)] "One day in the not-too-distant future, you will be able to buy a chair from Ikea, bring it home and watch it assemble itself in front of your eyes," according to a story in The Guardian on Wednesday: "4D-printing: From self-assembling chairs to cancer-fighting

From electronic cotton to e-tattoos

Mar 18, 2013 | Posted in fashion-tech, geekcraft
Great little piece by David Pescovitz of Boing Boing: “Smartly Dressed: The Future of Wearable Computing” Here are three signposts pointing toward the future of wearable computing: Electronic Cotton Several university laboratories are developing transistors — the building blocks of all computers — that are literally woven from cotton