Thinking

I like to research and write about design, engineering and humanity. Please feel free to explore some previously written articles.

What Advertising Agencies Can Learn From Walt Disney’s Imagineers.

Mark Butt

The lessons learned from the amazing, diverse team of the Walt Disney Imagineers can be applied to design and development agencies trying to innovate in the modern age.

The Rise of DIY Electronics & Creative Technology

Mark Butt

The Do-it-Yourself (DIY) ethos is nothing new. This article outlines the rise of DIY electronics & manufacturing and highlights appropriate prototyping platforms.





The Internet of Things & Physical Computing: What’s in-store for 2013?

Mark Butt

The Internet will turn 44 this year, with the anniversary of the first email message from UCLA to Stanford. The Internet’s first evolutionary leap came in the form of the first web browser in 1994.

Bring Back Your Old Apple Mouse With A Wireless Heart Transplant!

Mark Butt

Remember when mice were a new and awesome invention? Then a few years later we tired of them as new, wireless mice were brought to the market.