Nuts Fear Humans

I’ll spare you the business pontification today to share this sign, spotted at a Dunkin Donuts on Willoughby St. If you can’t read blurrycam (thanks, phone) it reads: WARNING! Nuts and Coconuts have serious allergen reaction to some persons So be considerate of the nuts and coconuts out there and don’t ingest them if you […]

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You Know What You Should Do…

Lately it seems like the phrase I hear more often than any other is “You know what you should do…” followed by a suggestion for my business. Or one of my friends’ businesses. I highly discourage anyone from starting a sentence with that phrase, especially when you are talking to a friend who is trying to […]

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Packing Packing Packing

In a little over three weeks I’ll be moving from my apartment in Brooklyn to Jersey City, NJ. This is relatively new information, until recently I’d planned to move at the beginning of June. But plans change and now I’m moving the last weekend in April. Hooray! I hate packing. I hate packing a lot. […]

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PHP Templating with mod_rewrite

There are lots of different methods of implementing design templating in PHP and I pretty much hate them all. So I came up with a new one, which may not be better than the others but at least it’s different. The template markup is stored all in one file, creatively titled template.php. For organization I stuck […]

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Everything Tiny

Things have been quiet here, I haven’t had much time to update because I’ve been working on my new venture, Everything Tiny. The website is just about finished, and I’ve got some new Tinysaur models up on my Etsy shop, kfarrell.etsy.com. If you’re in the UK, look out for WIRED UK’s re-launch issue, Tinysaur is […]

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Teaching Classes in New York

If anyone is in New York or the surrounding areas, I’m teaching some classes at NYC Resistor over the next month, hooray!  Learn To Use the Knitting Machine Sunday, March 8, 1pm-3pm Learn to knit on our super awesome knitting machines. The class will cover all the basic, troubleshooting, machine care, and how to shop […]

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Fun with Cardboard

I’ve been playing around with making boxes out of old boxes. I plan on using them to protect Tinysaurs during shipping. The design was done in QCAD, and inexpensive CAD program. I started using QCAD after I got frustrated with Corel Draw. QCAD has a steep-ish learning curve. Here’s what I did to get the […]

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