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Ello Takes $5.5 Million in VC Money, Signs a Legally-Binding Charter to Never Sell Ads or Data

Update: We’ve written a guide to Ello’s new charter, and exactly what a “public benefit corporation” is.

Since the explosive popularity of Ello, the virtuous “Anti-Facebook” social network, they’ve taken in over one million new users, with three million more on the waiting list. 1,226 more words

Moving Forward

The foundry piece I have been documenting throughout this blog is just about ready for patina but as I am finishing it up (I will post pictures soon) I have several more projects to start. 269 more words


Foundry for the Masses

I see a gap in 3D art education from the k-12 level all the way to the college level and in to the community education realm. 608 more words


Failure and success

Sometimes the learning process can be painful. This is especially true when learning foundry. After spending many hours in creating a wax pattern, spruing it , investing, and burning out, it can be a huge let down when things don’t turn out as you had hoped. 253 more words


More Foundry Days - Practical Joking at the Foundry in Hamilton, Ohio

Mentioned in my first Foundry Days story (read me) as our sales were declining during the 80’s and we were finding ourselves with lots of free time, we all were finding ways to tease each other and entertain ourselves.  1,648 more words


My new foundry furnace progress

Since my little furnace burned up and died, I decided to go back and start working on my original one that I planned on from the start, but never actually got past basic welding and such on the thing. 601 more words