Curiosity Stream

Maybe you’ve also already watched everything of conceivable interest on Netflix and Hulu, and even a few things you’d never admit to having watched. Here’s an alternative recently recommended by a friend: Curiosity Stream. Currently only 12 bucks a month. There’s a bunch of stuff from mushrooms, to the microbiome, various animals, diseases, tech, all […]

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Build an internet-connected lab

A plug for my partner at thingconnect.cc who is running an Internet-of-Things workshop at Genspace in October/November: Tickets available here on Eventbrite. “The buzzwords ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Physical computing’ have attracted public attention. This class elucidates the topics using a practical example–an incubator monitor for the laboratory which can send an alert via email, […]

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Biohackers are about open-access to science, not DIY pandemics

STAT article by Daniel Grushkin on biohacking This is an article written by Daniel Grushkin, CEO of Genspace, in response to a recent NY Times piece that was scaremongering about “biohackers”. Daniel takes the time here to really explain what biohackers try to achieve and the purpose of “hacker spaces”, i.e. community labs. My mossy work […]

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