Retro-Direct Vangari

All Rickshaws and Vangari’s in Bangladesh have only a single gear. It’s something like 61 gear inches and way to stiff when under load. We adapted a vangari with a retro-direct drive system which means that if you pedel backwards you get a different gear. The upshot of this over a normal geared system with…

On the Death of Newspapers

I have an old soul. At least that’s what one of my bosses at IBM told me once. He made the comment in referance to the fact that I would often bring a paper notebook to our one on one meetings instead of a laptop. I like paper, I like drawing, I like the printed…

The Wild Wild West

I like mobile phones. When traveling internationally a good phone is pretty important. More than just a way to talk to people, my phone has increasingly become entertainment and guidebook. I tend to buy phones based on what I think I’m going to want to do, not what I do today. I want a new…