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Pt. I | Pt. 2 | Pt. 3 — Part 3 with Martha McCaughey, discussing her book The Caveman Mystique, follows below. All entries in the author-meets-blogger series can be found here.

Pt. I | Pt. 2 | Pt. 3 — Part 2 with Martha McCaughey, discussing her book The Caveman Mystique, follows below. All entries in the author-meets-blogger series can be found here.

Locavores go iPhone

Add this to the list from my prior post: a Locavore app from Enjoymentland, available at the iTunes store. Local agricultural advocates are already using social networking and building virtual marketplaces and identifying market and farm sites nationwide. This feature extends the connection between on-line consumer practices and local food advocacy. Two of my students…

Engineering Design Failure

Eight choices for the best example of a design flaw.

I am an ardent critic of the unexamined claim that technology equals progress, straightforwardly, inevitably, universally. (Here are some samples: one, two, three.) So I am pleased to report new findings unearthing examples that don’t fall prey to such critique: 1. Binder clips 2. Luggage with wheels 3. Netflix That is all.