Making Friends has been accepted for a tech-focused London conference on ethnography and business. This poster is a mash-up of real-time research, storytelling, and prank. Making Friends tests the boundaries of inter-species friendship while risking rejection and misunderstanding.
Via Twitter’s @tzuchiya, I discovered this amazing image and interactive feature in Seed Magazine that explains the toolkit of urban entomologist James Danoff-Burg. The Columbia University professor uses low-tech tools to investigate urban insects, including beetles and invasive ants. One surprising discovery: New York’s urban biodiversity correlates not with plant mass but with garbage.