Engineering Communities: 

  • About a plan to build a densely populated techno-religious utopia for Mormons in Vermont. Historically, attempts of minority groups (whether religious, ethnic, or political) to build their own self-sufficient communities has been met with hostility by surrounding populations belonging to the majority. That majority frequently leverages state power via bureaucratic hurdles like permitting, zoning, and preservation initiatives, which can be broadly interpreted and so are prone to weaponization by those seeking to maintain the status quo. 


Building Things: 


Data Logging: 




Material Culture:


More next week.