Pete

Aspiring: artist, engineer, father, writer. Forever learning. @designpete


Medium: The beautiful love-child of Magazine and Slush Pile.


I’m hooked on Medium. Stories here are still alive. They’ve escaped the death by a thousand red lines of an editor’s pen…


An Apple With Ears


iOS 8 is coming. The parade of refinements is staggering. And while each is individually interesting, collectively they are evidence of something quite important: a new…


The Thin Green Line

You just lost a reader. But where?


My latest word sculpture was sinking like a stone. People were arriving at my story, but only 30% were…


A Medium for 7 Billion Voices


Life is the greatest story ever told, interwoven from billions of strands, each with their own twists and turns. Each of us is a unique and essential part of…

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An Apple With Ears

A discussion on the future of transit, and conquering the technological and political challenges that stand in the way.

Limitations are friction. Push hard enough, and they can be overcome.


Medium: The beautiful love-child of Magazine and Slush Pile.


I’m hooked on Medium. Stories here are still alive. They’ve escaped the death by a thousand red lines of an editor’s pen…


The essential Hyperloop feature nobody is talking about…


Elon Musk speaks humbly, but his vision is undeniably bold. With Hyperloop, you can get from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35…


Hyperloop = Warp Speed for Your Car


Elon Musk speaks humbly, but his vision is undeniably bold. With Hyperloop, you can get from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes AND have your…


Why GMOs Aren’t Like Smartphones.


We all know that science is hard. Mastery of any new technology is the result of thousands of failures. If we didn’t try and fail so many times, we wouldn…


Physical Space: The Final Frontier


There’s a war going on. As a species we are trying to defeat scarcity. And we are close to winning.


The Guy Who Connected the World.


We are a species of toolmakers. Our history has been defined by our ability to fashion tools that improve our lives, and our future will be no different.


Make Every Pixel Count


Your eyes were designed to explore a rich and physical world. But you’re looking at a screen right now. In fact, you probably spend a lot of your day looking at a…