Authors

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.
386 posts
Hillary Predko
Hillary Predko
Hillary Predko is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher who works across the boundaries of craft and computation with a penchant for trash.
63 posts
Scope of Work
Scope of Work
Excellent writing about the physical world.
18 posts
Anna Pendergrast
Anna Pendergrast is a writer and strategist based in Wellington, New Zealand. She is co-founder of Antistatic, a research and communications consultancy.
14 posts
Kelly Pendergrast
Kelly Pendergrast is a writer, researcher, and sometimes art worker based in Oakland. She is the co-founder of Antistatic, a consultancy that focuses on issues around technology and the environment.
14 posts
Kane Hsieh
13 posts
Sean Kelley
Hardware Engineering Manager at KeyMe where I design kiosks that automate copying keys. Fell in love with product design growing up as a toy tester for IDEO Play Lab. California native living in NYC.
12 posts
lee wilkins
lee is an artist, cyborg, and scholar based in Canada. They are an outer space researcher, soft circuits enthusiast, and chair of the Open Hardware Summit.
12 posts
TW Lim
TW Lim studied sociology and design and has worked in restaurants, big data, and 3D printing. Originally from Singapore, he writes about the business and culture of food.
10 posts
James Coleman
James has run classrooms, warehouses, and startups. Based in Atlanta, GA, he is currently focused on developing compelling spatial experiences in VR.
9 posts
Natasha Balwit-Cheung
Natasha Balwit-Cheung is a writer and researcher from Oregon and New Mexico. She has written for ARCHITECT, CityLab, The Atlantic, The New Farmer's Almanac, and others.
6 posts
Dan Hui
6 posts
George Cave
George is an expert in experience prototyping & interactive technology. He's currently building the drone delivery network for the UK's National Health Service at Apian.
5 posts
SJ Jones
3 posts
Matthew Hockenberry
Matthew Hockenberry, PhD is a media historian and theorist whose work examines the media of global production. He writes on the state of global supply through the lens of its most emblematic objects.
2 posts
Shannon Mattern
Shannon is the Penn Presidential Compact Professor of Media Studies and Art History at the University of Pennsylvania. Her writing and teaching focus on archives, libraries, and media infrastructures.
2 posts
Chuma Asuzu
Chuma Asuzu is a designer and engineer who writes about technology in Africa.
2 posts
Brian Potter
Brian Potter is a structural engineer and the author of the excellent Construction Physics newsletter.
2 posts
Liam Grace-Flood
Liam Grace-Flood works at the intersection of strategy, innovation, and social impact. His work has appeared in Make: Magazine, Core77, Yale Paprika!, Next City, and others.
1 post
Joanna Scutts
Joanna Scutts writes about books, design, culture, and history, with a particular focus on erased and overlooked stories. Originally from London, she now lives in New York.
1 post
Anna Fitzpatrick
Anna Fitzpatrick is a journalist and novelist living in Toronto, Canada.
1 post
Cindy Feng
Cindy Feng is a user experience professional whose work spans aviation human factors, flight deck human-centered design, and user research. She is based in Seattle, WA.
1 post
Taylor Dorrell
Taylor Dorrell is a writer and photographer based in Columbus, Ohio. He writes for at the Cleveland Review of Books, the Columbus Free Press, and organizes with the Freelance Solidarity Project Union.
1 post
Ameena Walker
Ameena Walker is an NYC-based writer who covers architecture, design, real estate, transportation, and other aspects of culture and the built environment across the world.
1 post
Jessie Wright-Mendoza
Jessie Wright-Mendoza is a reporter based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has aired on NPR's All Things Considered, WHYY's The Pulse, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Inside Appalachia.
1 post
Nicolas Kemper
Nicolas Kemper is an architect in New York. He has written for the publications AA Files and Log, and in school, he edited the architecture often-weekly, Paprika!
1 post
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