A History of DeLUG, Canto 4: Rise of DMUG
By the beginning of 2005, DeLUG had hosted numerous events and cross-promoted them both on its own and in collaboration with other groups on campus. The NetCom Club became a source for members who discovered servers in the real world mostly didn’t run Windows 2000. In a campus that Microsoft and Sun showered money on to promote its platforms, DeLUG managed to spread the adoption of open...
Mesa's Mayor →
“HeatSync moving to Main Street helps transform the identity of downtown Mesa. A hackerspace is an active, creative and hip addition to our downtown.” - Mesa Mayor Scott Smith Having city support, we’re officially as cool as Metalab now.
Why The New Hire Can’t Code →
Don’t interview anyone who hasn’t accomplished anything. Ever. Certificates and degrees are not accomplishments; I mean real-world projects with real-world users. This.
A History of DeLUG, Canto 3: The A-Team
There are two types of volunteer groups that exist in the Phoenix valley area: The kind led by a passionate, hard-working and focused person, and the kind that are led by more than one. The former type die*. The latter type don’t. DeLUG’s first officers were made up of only myself and a treasurer who hadn’t yet discovered calendars or to-do lists. Eventually, a number of...
New PHX design talent? Go to Deconstruct. →
stephaniehorn: One of my favorite times of year is in May, when I get to take a break from my everyday design-world, drench myself in feelings of nostalgia, and revisit the rigor and excitement of my old design program at ASU. Next Friday is opening night for the 20th Anniversary of the ASU Visual Communication Design Senior Show. It’s a showcase of some really amazing work from the...