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$20 Cloud Greenhouse Automation

I just finished wiring the greenhouse attached to our office with my team. The setup was a raspberry pi zero w (which has built in wifi), a $5 sinodial valve, and some electrical wire. The system required Tom to solder about 20 connections, and he rigged up the main electric ...
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The Complete Cooperative

My team at AnyShare, thanks to FairShares, introduced a new cooperative type to the United States of America in early 2016. We are the first completely cooperative business in US history! (ref 1) Now, every type of stakeholder is included in sharing voting and profits. A huge thank you is due to Rory Ridley Duff, who ...
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Design: We’re All Superheros

This was a self-exploration on our relationship to self identifying as "super heroes" and how we externalize our desire for feeling powerful. I visualized myself as a fictional character named Complete 77 times to refine the archetype and environment that a trans-personal dream identity has been communicating from ...
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Installation: Sky Palace

I did the luminance design and video mapping on Sky Palace, which is a 75-foot light portal sculpture of twisted metal and fabric. It was created by Owen William Fritts with a super fun team. It was a challenging installation because the top lights were not reachable once the sculpture was erected. Also, we ...
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Ascend Podcast – The Conscious Cities of the Future

I recently had an in-depth chat with Dan Harrison and Chris Hopper from Ascend. We dug deep into the nature of our future cities and how they can be used as nodes in one global collective network.  We covered an assortment of topics, including Cities Of The Future Acrosanti Consciousness in The ...
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Augmenting at Arcosanti

I'm doing various studies in how augmented reality can be used for multi-dimensional city visioning. It started with a talented young architect named Sean Bollinger, an outsider to Arcosanti, proposing an experiment for the Hololens.  He ended up executing a scaled back version of an original proposal... it took an important ...
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Speaking in “To Live Deliberately” film by The Atlantic

This was inspiring to be a part of. My 2nd point was a little edited... to to explain... I really like sunsets... but think that life is about more than individual pleasure. We need to appreciate the opportunities we're given to help those around us. See on The Atlantic's website ...
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Interview with Bret from Noomap on Synergistic Co-Creation

I recently did an intimate interview with Noomap co-founder Bret Warshawsky.  Bret's an empath and visionary and got me to open up on some "miracles" I've experienced with spontaneous healing and collective consciousness design. It was informal, so watch at your own risk 😉 ...
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Matt Belair Podcast: Future Cities & Group Transcendence

I did a podcast with extreme-sport mental training coach and all-around-exemplary human Matt Belair. Matt's podcasts recently reached the "new and noteworthy" status on iTunes, as he's been extracting the wisdom of some of todays top mental, spiritual, and business innovators ...
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Speaking: “City as a Living Organism”

I did a keynote on the "City as a Living Organism" as OuiShare Fest 2016 in Paris. I talk about what happens when a population gets 80%+ adoption of the social ideas in the sharing economy. My hope is to inform advocates who are are trying to introduce these concepts in larger ...
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Film: Global Stilt Congress

Here's a short film I did with the Global Stilt Congress (w/ Laura Villa Baroncelli). Written, filmed, and released in under 3 days. It's my hope to incite a local renaissance at Arcosanti (the location in the film) by acting spontaneously to help visiting artists. This was the first test to see ...
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Experience: Pyschosocial Flashmob

I am fascinated by the ways games can be used to help players process subconscious desires and anxieties. I designed a game to help the specific players come to terms with a polarized community who is struggling with moving beyond a stagnant legacy. I chose to design the game as a ...
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Design: Utopia Clothing

I moved to Arcosanti in mid 2015 and immediately wanted to study drawing by the found Paolo Soleri. His visionary scrolls of the city-as-organism created ripples in my consciousness for a specific scale with concrete. I focused on the Arcologies in City in the Image of Man. Simultaneously, I was getting the screenprinting studio jumpstarted, so ...
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