• Edible food packaging could be instrumental in reducing the waste associated with getting grains, gels and liquids from farm or processing facility to your table. While it started as a neat molecular gastronomy trick it's now getting some real development work to make it a potentially viable commercial solution for mass markets. 
  • Being a better designer means being a more curious human overall and studying all sorts of things that are not design. Seems obvious enough but worth reiterating. 
  • A $200 single serving tea machine. The human ritual of making tea goes back to around 300 AD, at least. It's safe to say that collectively we enjoy the habit overall, and that the act of making and sharing tea plays an important role across many cultures and nations, so maybe we would be better off without a "keurig machine for tea." 


Humanity Intersecting Technology: 


Designing Space: 


Our Weird Future: 

More next week.