Why Drug Development Cost So Much, Engineer’s Perspective

Deeming a drug safe is much easier than deeming it effective. One thing most people don’t understand is that the hard scientific costs of drug development at a scientific level are usually millions of dollars, not billions. What happened in the late 50’s and 60’s was the birth of children with limb malformities/malformations as a… Read More Why Drug Development Cost So Much, Engineer’s Perspective

A History of Innovators: To Grow Really Big, Do Something Small Absurdly Well.

Studying Innovation History is fun.  For the last 20 years, I’ve studied over 1000 inventors and creators. It started with my first shitty invention at the age of 6- an infinite loop solar panel tied to a flashlight and a book given to me by my grandfather about inventors. It grew into a brute force fascination… Read More A History of Innovators: To Grow Really Big, Do Something Small Absurdly Well.

Quotes About Creativity, Transhumanism, Behavior, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Quotes About Creativity, Transhumanism, Behavior, Technology, and Entrepreneurship “I think this whole Valley has gotten way ahead of itself, and I’m excited for the crash, and for all the pretenders to clear out and for the people who are the die-hards, the builders, the people who have been hustling and selling candy in their high… Read More Quotes About Creativity, Transhumanism, Behavior, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Deadly Dye

Deadly Dye tldr: Textile dyeing and finishing is one of the most damning water pollutants of the 21st century. My fascinations with polymer and textile engineering began in college. It all started with an image I saw in my 3rd year of engineering school.   That’s your jean denim polluting the ocean.   I was… Read More Deadly Dye

Your Digestive System is Combinatorially Complex.

Your Digestive System is Combinatorially Complex. Your gut system has a greater gut bacteria count than the body’s entire cell count. You should be immediately suspicious of anyone proposing a one-size-fits-all dietary solution that doesn’t disclose their recipe or tradeoffs in ingredients sizes. “Rapid gene-sequencing techniques have revealed that the biggest and most diverse metropolises… Read More Your Digestive System is Combinatorially Complex.