Monthly Archives: September 2012

Why I want to see Gittip succeed

Gittip is an important project, for many reasons.  In case you are unfamiliar with it, Gittip is a modern take on the patronage system.  If you like the work someone is doing, you can decide how much you want to … Continue reading

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Designing an iPhone Stand

One of the most appealing aspects of 3d printing is the ability to solve problems in our everyday lives by making things.  Last year when I returned to work after my son Ever was born, I started a ritual of … Continue reading

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Sketching for a Better Educational Product: A Workshop for Teachers

I am a teacher by profession, but I have always programmed for fun.  I went to PyCon, a conference for people who use the programming language Python, for the first time this past spring.  Throughout my career as a teacher, … Continue reading

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