June 25, 2001Human Nature, a dynamic movement collective, have spent a week at Arcosanti for their retreat-training to prepare for their performance this weekend.[Photo by Jeffrey Manta] Their performance, entitled “NOW”, was their “seventh consecutive summer apperance at Arcosanti”.
Guy, and three A&M students, wheelbarrow the mix to the construction site. June 1, 2011A group of students of the Texas A&M University College of Architecture visit Arcosanti for an afternoon of assisting the construction crew in forming a new set of steps for the Energy Apron project. Here, the students learn about the plan for the construction of the Energy Apron’s first full-size greenhouse. Guy Flagg [right of center], Arcosanti resident and crew leader in construction, explains the work to be done. [photo & text: Logan Bier] [photo & text: Logan Bier] [photo & text: Logan Bier] [photo & text: Logan Bier] Two A&M students become thoroughly engaged in shoveling silt for the concrete mix.
Facebook has put one of its key executives, Andrew Bosworth, in charge of the company’s consumer hardware activity and is planning to launch a new video chat devices codenamed Aloha, according to a report by Business Insider.According to the report, Aloha will be the first in a series of consumer devices from Facebook’s CE team, which is also working on a smart speaker, a 360° camera and wearables.Aloha, it said, will feature a large touchscreen and camera as well as face recognition technology.According to Business Insider, Bosworth, previously vice-president of Facebook’s ads and business platform, will now head up all consumer hardware activities, including both the Oculus virtual reality arm and activities carried out in ‘Building 8’ a secretive facility dedicated to new programmes.According to the report, Facebook is attempting to unity its disparate hardware efforts in order to better compete with the likes of Apple, Google and Microsoft.Business Insider said that Facebook’s Building 8 has suffered from a number of high-profile departures in recent months, including those of chief operating officer Richard Wooldridge, head of consumer experience Donald Hicks and head of product management Olivier Bartholot.