2014-11-14 2 min read



The most fascinating thing from this week was Arup's annual report. For those of you who don't know, Arup is basically the coolest engineering company (cf. this 2007 New Yorker article). But they have a really interesting ownership structure, too: Arup is a privately held trust, held for the benefit of the employees. Being private, Arup isn't (AFAIK) required to release financial data, but their financial report is fairly thorough and also includes information on the firm's diversity and involvement in sustainability and pro bono work.

Also - Zach is working on a visualization of where the Kickstarter backers of The Public Radio live. It's pretty interesting, and will be really useful as we get closer to fulfilling orders.





Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.


An interactive Google map showing all of the RIP
memorial murals in Bed Stuy.

Love, Spencer.

ps - Thank you to everyone - especially my friends at Gin Lane, Undercurrent, Brilliant Bicycles and on twitter - who referred me to everything here.

We should be closer friends. Coffee's on me.

Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright is the (mostly accidental) founder of Scope of Work, which he started writing (as The Prepared) in 2013. Today he serves as its editor-in-chief and chief dilettante.
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