Michigan gets a bad rap. Newscasters have thrown around terms such as wasteland or dystopia when describing our mitten-shaped neighbor. All of the gloom makes this peninsula seem uninhabitable. Despite visions of empty factories and urban prairies, it’s not true. This place has so much life. People really do live here. So, I made a […]Read more "Stories from the Rustbelt: Disconnect, Michigan"
As someone who has embarked on the job hunt I’ve been amazed at the way technology has changed the process. It’s so easy for a prospective employer to hide behind an e-mail — how inhuman the whole exchange can be is fairly disconcerting. On the flip side though, the companies and people who take the […]Read more "On the Difficulties of Job Hunting: the E-Snub"
*Entrancing, ambient art piece detailing artificial reef construction in Thailand: Leviathan by Richard Mosse [BLDGBLOG] *Italy plans to open a transgender prison *Alain de Botton talks about art and the (infrequent) representation of contemporary workplaces *The Scottish potato trail: Veggie Tourism *Self-rolling snowballs apparently do exist in nature [WMMNA] *Inspired by salad dressing: self-assembling solar cells *Despite the fact […]Read more "Boom-Shaka-Laka and Other Noteworthy Blips"