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After my talk at Nerd Nite, I’m encouraging people to exercise their imaginations, create, create, create and come up with your own inventions. Places to play in San Francisco: TechShop Has classes and all the tools you could ever want … Continue reading
Last Sunday, I did my second bread workshop given by Sour Flour. Sour Flour does what I call “breaducation,” teaching ordinary folks like me more about what’s going on in bread baking, and also training professional bakers. “Building community through bread,” … Continue reading
Chocolate is officially in the air on Discovery Street! I’m planning to launch a Science of Chocolate Walking Tour in late summer or early fall. Today I visited the aromatic factory of Dandelion Chocolates, located in Dogpatch right now, but … Continue reading
We had a wonderful group for the Invented in San Francisco tour on New Year’s Day. Among those who joined in was Taka Maeda, a young woman from Japan who came to the United States for a kidney transplant, and … Continue reading
I can’t help it, I love chemistry. It’s so beautiful. It’s so everything. So how can I not love the periodic table? Ah, the rows and columns that give the atoms of the world meaning. In college, I carried a … Continue reading
As modern humans, we usually think time is about minutes and seconds and not being late for a meeting. But really, time is all about the position of the sun relative to the Earth. I love sundials because they’re a … Continue reading