2016-07-25 2 min read



I'm in Seattle for about a week, visiting Ada's family and taking a few days (partially) off. I also snuck in a few work-ish things, including a very cool visit to ChefSteps to visit their hardware design team and learn a little about the complexity of cramming 1100 Watts into a 1.85" diameter cylinder.

Also - did you notice that you can now send donations to support The Prepared? If you read this regularly and get some value out of it, then I'd love your support :)

Wayfinding & Strategy.

Making & Manufacturing.

Distribution & Logistics.

Inspection & Testing.

  • Lucas emailed me this week to ask if I had any go-to tomes on quality/metrology, and I came up blank. Know one? Holler.
  • Ben Wellington found a $791MM error in the NYC budget.


Credit to Gabe for sending links this week. If you see something, send something :)


A good reminder that lab glass (like most things) is made by people.

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