Projects, current and past

EVOKE

Q: What is EVOKE? A: EVOKE is a massive multi-player online educational game that uses narrative to help players develop 21st century skills and drive collaborative innovation. EVOKE “agents” engage both online and in real world social networks to complete missions that will change their community, their country and their future. The first iteration of […]

Genomics

Hieroglyph anthology

An anthology forthcoming in 2014 from HarperCollins edited by Ed Finn & Kathryn Cramer. We are very excited by the progress of the Hieroglyph anthology. We have stories completed or in progress by Charlie Jane Anders, Madeline Ashby, Elizabeth Bear, Gregory Benford, David Brin, James Cambias, Brenda Cooper, Cory Doctorow, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Lee Konstantinou, […]

Remote Stereolunagraphy

Overview Scientists at NASA and the ESA are already pursuing research in using additive printing and fabrication to create structures in space or on other worlds, so reality is threatening to outpace this collaboration. Cory Doctorow and others are discussing the idea of sending one or more 3D printers to the Moon to create structures […]

The Tall Tower

Overview The tower project began when Neal Stephenson started asking a simple question: how tall can we build something? As he started working with structural engineer Keith Hjelmstad, it turned out that this question has some surprising answers. To learn more about the project or get involved, check out the Tower Group. The Premise Inspired […]