On design.  And we breathe deeply again.

On design. And we breathe deeply again.

After the past few weeks night and day work on our Gigantic Grant Proposal, we’re are getting back to normal. It’s good for all of us. I was finally able to detach from my computer and desk and prototype some ideas I’ve bottled up for months. We are...

Prototyping extraordinaire.

Prototyping extraordinaire.

Some very good prototyping happened, and we gathered to see the results at the end of the day. So much precedes taking a complicated design to the living, squirming, tactile (and in this case) fun stage, but that happened today. And this one...

Fun design work, more restoration Kool-Aid.

Fun design work, more restoration Kool-Aid.

We did some great, fun design work today. Parts from Ebay are great for this; you get the weird industrial thing for 25% of its new price, and can re-Ebay it if it doesn’t do the job. On restoringrivers today, news of another sad case of the Rosgenization of our...

A workday.

A workday.

Cara doing research and an Emriver mailing going out this week, Barrett with prototype electronics, and the place after dark as I left on a rainy...

Waiting.  For a flood of information.

Waiting. For a flood of information.

The NY Times ran a very long article on the Three Gorges Dam today. Lots of people there have been moved, or are waiting to be flooded. Peter Hessler’s fantastic nonfiction book “Rivertown” is set in a village destined to be flooded. We’re not...