Note: No animals were harmed during this reflection process.
I recently finished the first phase of research for designing a collaborative system that allows participants the ability to share perspectives of data. As I reflected on the feedback I had received from peers and professors, I realized my strategy of using precedents as a method of communicating my ideas for [...]
As modern technology and life spin faster and faster, at breakneck speed, all the while demanding that we keep up, new problems surface— creating a plethora of new areas in business, healthcare, policy-making and education that demand a new approach to the existing paradigms.
My research began with the challenge to connect siloed studios and small [...]
3.27.11 | Transblog
Tracing our products, food and medicine with effective calculators that figure in human capital as well as dollars.
“Current policies only institutionalize a global ignorance, in which producers and consumers cannot know or care about one another and in which the histories of all products will be lost. In such a circumstance, the degradation of products [...]
Once I found myself asking a leading financial expert (who used to run a private equity fund): What was his trick; how could he make sense and see things just by looking at a financial statement or the stock exchange report? His answer was simple and poetic: “Let the numbers speak to you.”
11.20.10 | Ideas
Jamer Hunt, director of the Transdisciplinary Design program, recently introduced us to Evernote, a system for note taking and idea accumulation. As I set it up, I thought: Gmail has instant search. Delicious saves my links and lets me tag them. My pen writes quite well. Each has a specific purpose and does it well. [...]