Deb Chachra

Nostalgia for the Net: Debbie Chachra

in Nostalgia for the Net

For a while, I would go to bed at the nor­mal time for like a 12 year-old, and then I would wake up at three o’clock in the morn­ing, head down­stairs, plug in the modem, dial into one of these BBSes, and spend a cou­ple of hours chat­ting with strangers, before pack­ing it up around five AM and going back to bed.

Mindful Cyborgs #69 — Materials Science & Plastic-making Bees with Deb Chachra

in Mindful Cyborgs

Designers do spend a fair bit of time think­ing about what mate­ri­als to use, but they don’t nec­es­sar­i­ly think about why those mate­ri­als have the prop­er­ties that they have.