Author name: Matthew Hockenberry

The Mystery Pop

Selling your by-products: The Dum Dum Mystery Pop via 37signals The Dum Dum mystery pop is a mixture of two flavors (the end of one batch of candy meets the beginning of the next batch). Our candy lines are continuous and the switch over from one flavor to another results in some pops containing both …

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In the Victorian Bedroom

“Decades before Kinsey, Stanford professor Clelia Mosher polled Victorian-era women on their bedroom behavior—then kept the startling results under wraps.” Stanford Magazine Features: Clelia Mosher

Left to Reader

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3keLeMwfHY?wmode=transparent&autohide=1&egm=0&hd=1&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&showsearch=0&w=500&h=300] Exercise left to reader. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

Piracy Logistics

A basic piracy operation requires a minimum eight to twelve militia prepared to stay at sea for extended periods of time, in the hopes of hijacking a passing vessel. Each team requires a minimum of two attack skiffs, weapons, equipment, provisions, fuel and preferably a supply boat. The costs of the operation are usually borne …

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The Story of Bottled Water

The Story of Bottled Water, employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and …

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The Public and its Problems

The ties which hold men together in action are numerous, though and subtle. But they are invisible and intangible. We have the physical tools as never before. The thoughts and aspirations congruous with them are not communicated, and hence are not common. Without such communication the public will remain shadowy and formless, seeking spasmodically for …

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Sourcemap Activity

[vimeo 10251259 w=500 h=375] Gource visualized activity of the main (fairly carefully tended) sourcemap repository. (Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)

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