A coworker recently gave a talk on Enchanted Objects, a framework for designing objects that blend into an environment while also providing useful information through electrical components or a connection to the internet. …


Recently my friend started an Etsy shop selling candles inspired by various video games and TV shows and I could not be more proud! …


tl;dr: here are some scripts I used to streamline my writing process using all free and open source tools 🎉

I spend a good chunk of my time coding and another good chunk of my time doing some creative writing. These are rather similar hobbies— both involve me sitting sedentary…


Cortico launched its Local Voices Network earlier this year, an initiative designed to bring under-heard community voices, perspectives and stories to the center of a healthier public dialogue. …


At Cortico, we’ve made talk radio searchable in order to help surface underrepresented voices across the country. Using talk radio, we can get a sense of what people are talking about on the local level. However, it turns out there is a lot of duplicate content in talk radio, from…


At the beginning of June 2018, Amazon made their Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) generally available. Also at the beginning of June, we at Cortico, always eager to put on our learning hats and brave the scars of living on the cutting edge, stood up our first Kubernetes cluster…


When I was a kid, like many other kids out there, I really loved Harry Potter. Big deal, you’re probably thinking so did half the world! I don’t think my story is unique- I grew up waving a chopstick around as my wand, yelling Expecto Patronum out the window at…

Allison King

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