Last year I started writing up our joint experiences and adventures in peer learning together with my friend Salim Virani. It started off with an idea for a practical guide on education program design, and tools. But it soon enough turned into an impractical collection of peer learning stories and profiles of learners , in an attempt to give readers the look, and feel of the many great peer learning experiences there are in the world. [more inside]
An exquisite selection of new and vintage vinyl, mid-century modern furniture, beautiful amplifiers, and, soon, art, and other interesting or useful things. Browse online. Pick up in person. Oldschool Retail. 3.0 [more inside]
I wrote about my favorite streetwear store, probably most famous right now for their FUCK DONALD shirt. [more inside]
A searchable list of Boston-area startup companies, sortable by if hiring, industry, neighborhood, and more. [more inside]
Earlier this year me and a couple friends of mine decided the Internet needed more big ideas, and the world needed more polymaths, so we decided to tackle both problems with a community called ProjectMONA. Our (first) focus is on taking research from the behavioral sciences and turning it into web apps like this. To fully understand our mission you should probably check out our projects or read the Manifesto. Thanks guys!
A ten part portrait of an entrepreneur, told through monologues and song. Pete recently opened a small clothing store. He's begun recording a video diary to document what's happening with his business, as well as his thoughts on what it means to be a small business owner. [more inside]
It feels like our world is spinning out of control. We see poverty, disease, and destruction all around us, and as we search for ways to make sense of the chaos, we're turning to new disciplines for answers and solutions. New, creative innovations are needed, and these new approaches demand different methods and different theories. This book is presented as a handbook for teaching and learning how to design for impact. In it, you'll learn how to apply the process of design to large, wicked problems, and how to gain control over complexity by acting as a social entrepreneur. You'll learn an argument for why design is a powerful agent of change, and you'll read practical methods for engaging with large-scale social problems. [more inside]
A searchable list of Boston-area startup companies, sortable by neighborhood, industry, hiring, and more.