Real wood speaker makes beautiful music


Abby speakers look cool and sound terrific. Review by MSNBC’s Gary Krakow.

Source: Unusual-looking speaker makes beautiful music


Why Mesh Networks are the Embodiment of Knowledge Sharing Systems 

The internet is weak, yet we keep ignoring that fact. Which is why I believe it’s time to reconsider the potential of mesh networking, and make mesh networks a reality. Not just because of their obvious benefits, but also because it provides an internet-native model for building community and governance.

Source: It’s Time to Take Mesh Networks Seriously (And Not Just for the Reasons You Think)

Mesh networks enable collaborative, peer to peer, non authoritarian social structures  



Hackers and artists are signal-boosting mesh networks and other ad hoc alternatives to ISPs like Verizon and Comcast. Can they catch on?

Source: This Mesh We’re In: Why Communities Are Building An Internet That’s More Local

LinkedIn data shows that for a long, fulfilling career nothing beats a liberal arts degree

Many subjects commonly perceived as low-paying—English, for example—actually yield more over graduates’ lifetimes.

Source: A college degree specializing in nothing is great for your career