Listen on Spotify Listen on Anchor On this first-ever episode of Automation & Authorship, we had guest author Kayla MacNeille on to discuss #PitMad (a quarterly pitching event on Twitter put on by @PitchWars) and the general writing community on Twitter. Here are a few show notes: About Kayla Kayla has been a writer […]
Automation & Authorship
Two of my passions are engineering and writing. Automation & Authorship is a show where I bring on guests to talk engineering and writing, where they intersect, and where they absolutely do not! I include abbreviated show notes here with links to the podcast, as well as additional thoughts in the form of stand alone articles. If you have something unique to say in either of these spaces, feel free to contact me about being a guest on the show!
At Disney, creating the themed rides and attractions we all know and love has been a feat of engineering so unique the company has its own name for it: Imagineering. In 1952, Walt Disney founded WED Enterprises (now Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc.) to oversee the development of Disneyland. In the decades since, […]
For years, Boston Dynamics has been working on “changing your idea of what robots can do.” Their quadruped robot Spot has gone through quite the transformation from what I would consider the stuff of sci-fi horror to what can now only be called lovable. Meanwhile, Atlas is becoming more and more humanoid every day, able to […]
I love automation. I believe it improves manufacturing processes and quality of life. That being said, there are plenty of flawed automated systems out there. Kneaders is wonderful, and I didn’t write this article to slam them at all, but to make a point. So may I present, a bad experience with automation: I pulled […]