2015-08-10 2 min read



What a week. Thanks to everyone who reached out about Undercurrent's closing - and sorry to everyone I haven't gotten back to yet (due to inbox overflow).

In case you missed it: I'm a free agent. I'm working on some independent stuff over the coming weeks, and poking around for full-time gigs in manufacturing too. If you know something I don't, holler!




  • I've always wondered why the cars all disappear when you hit "request" in the Uber app. Turns out that they're just phantom cabs - a rough approximation of how many Uber drivers are in your area.
  • Some really good graphics showing how that Malaysia Airlines flight probably went down, and where the debris would have ended up.
  • This article is kinda vapid but the photos of Amazon's Robbinsville, NJ fulfillment center are good.


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


Why we should - and what it would take to - build
a global high voltage DC electric grid.

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