August 24, 2011, is a day I will never forget. That morning I was called by my boss at the Washington, D.C., office of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates to join a team that would assess the damage suffered by the Washington National Cathedral during a 5.8 earthquake the day...Read more
I went to Stanford for graduate school and found my tribe in product design. It was there that I first learned about the appropriate technology movement that started in the late 1960s. This was pre-Wikipedia, so I read everything I could about it in the library.Read more
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