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Laston Kirkland

“If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don't bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.” ― Richard Buckminster Fuller

Nerdy but Good at it... my blog and my motto.
I actively search for:

People doing clever and cool things.
Artists showing off their latest
music that doesn't really fit in a genre.
Makers makin' stuff
Anything about 3d printing, 
Anything about tech shops, fablabs, and hackerspaces
Writers giving advice
Futurists making educated guesses, including singularity followers.
All things Nerdy, yet awesome












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Recent Popular Posts
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About 6 weeks ago A fifty cent origami microscope, comes in a single sheet of paper and can be scaled to cover the BILLION people it needs to help.
This. 
We need so much more of this.

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About 3 weeks ago Bionics are now making a profound difference in peoples lives. exoskeletons are now augmenting human potential. This is happening now.
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About 4 weeks ago Sculpture by Issac Cordal in Berlin called "Politicians discussing global warming."
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About 3 weeks ago from /r/basicincome

There is work to be done, but no jobs.  What does that tell us?

I'm not sure this follows, but it's at least thought provoking.



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About 6 weeks ago
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About 9 weeks ago wolves being awesome.
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About 10 weeks ago 78-year-old Texan Pat Delany has devoted his life and skills to developing open source machine tools for the developing world. Here he's pictured with his MultiMachine, a complete machine shop in one tool, with no electric power necessary, built entirely from scrap car and truck parts. Read his story: http://makezine.com/magazine/make-37/patdelany/
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About 4 weeks ago
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About 3 weeks ago People being awesome
airplane acoustics awesome
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About 10 weeks ago people being awesome.
I feel a lot older than him, now... awesome.