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2 Things To Take From Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno

I came across Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno last year when I was taking a module focusing on an introduction to theory  and I was instantly taken with what they had to offer. 479 more words


Food Inc - A Bigger Problem Than We Think

I’m a food guy. There it’s off my chest and out in cyberspace. To me it seemed like an obvious topic to tackle with one of my passions being “eating good food.” The documentary, as I see it, should be of great importance to just about anyone. 1,801 more words


Progress, no irony attached

As a political label the term “progressive”, still new in 1911, can only be appliced conclusively to Theodore Roosevelt’s Progressive Party of 1912. But the word went well beyond electoral politics.

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Inherent Sentimentality

I first became aware of Trent Jansen’s uniquely personal approach to product design during the final phase of my own Industrial Design degree. In a time where I had become disillusioned with traditional product design and in turn questioning my own desire to be involved in design for mass production, Jansen’s work provided an example of how concept and personal reflection can lead to the development of products that are not only beautiful, but also have the ability to foster in their users a deep emotional connection. 470 more words

God Bless America

Henry Ford (1863-1940) was responsible for a massive boost in America’s economy through the mass production of the Model T Ford in 1908. This production method improves speed and efficiently, resulting in a higher income and making more units effectively being cheaper. 924 more words


Quails, Jelly and 48 kgs. of Apples

Thursdays are my longest day of the week. I begin at eight a.m. with a five hour lab, take a one hour break, then continue with another five hour class. 943 more words