We select antiques with great craftsmanship and carefully restore them by hand, with respect and consciousness of their original functions. We add modern… · More functions, like the Amazon Echo, to give these well-designed objects new life in an era where their original purpose has gone to seed.
The Photon is the sequel to the Spark Core. It's a $19 Wi-Fi development kit that we launched in November 2014 and started shipping in the summer of… · More 2015; we sold 20,000 units through pre-orders before we started shipping.
UI/UX/visual/product. Ultra-rapid prototyping and market validation. Content, documentation, packaging, and viral marketing. Custom workshops on the Internet of Things, rapid prototyping, and design. Interactive art displays showcasing glanceable data and emotive interfaces.
Internet connected product development at Particle, design experiments and content in the BuzzFeed Open Lab for Journalism, Technology, and the Arts. Fellowships with GE and Howard Hughes. Honors in creative writing and narrative medicine. Partial medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. Publications in Nature Genetics and Neuron.