Presenting Over AirPlay

We’ve been giving internal presentations at Atomic Object more frequently lately, and I recently spoke about data visualization for my coworkers over lunch. As an experiment, I decided to try running my presentation from my iPad and an Apple TV. It worked out well, and I learned some things along the way that I’d like […]

Inspiration: The Water Clocks of Bernard Gitton

Not long ago, I had an interesting lunchtime discussion with Job Vranish. I don’t recall exactly how we got on the topic, but we were discussing how mesmerizing siphons are. As the discussion progressed to imagining a fluid-based computer (that’s another story…), I remembered something I had seen as a child at the Indianapolis Children’s […]

Last Names of Nerds

Most of us at Atomic probably qualified as nerds in high school. If you agree with Paul Graham’s observations in his essay How to be Silicon Valley, this is no bad thing. Today I happened to observe something strange about our nest of nerds: our last names fall disproportionately into the first half of the […]