In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.
A clip to describe the Transdisciplinary Design MFA students at Parsons.
The Great Brain Mapping Debate. One of the reasons I am currently so obsessed with the brain, neurons, and Hebbian theory as a metaphor for collaborative thinking or the fancy term I like to use, “collaborative sensemaking.”
These time lapse animations use phase contrast microscopy to show neural stem cells in a nutrient medium for 4 hours. They reveal the dynamic growth and recycling of dendrites and synapses as neurons establish relationships with each other. The social behavior of these cells creates the incredible properties of the mind and brain.
You know - tools for design nomads dealing in public spaces.
Although - does anybody actually use these yet?
When a bag needs a bag
So true! Via this gem of an editorial on DIS Magazine, with ideas for “maximizing your bag-width” including caching a “real” bag inside a Home Depot bag or carrying laptop case plus clutches with a choker.