Makies, the 3D printed toy startup my wife quit her job to co-found last year, has opened its doors for a second batch of limited edition sales. The company is still working out its logistics and doll-making tools, so it is periodically opening up for limited sales of 100 toys at a time, then regrouping and refactoring based on what they've learned. Dolls 101-200 went on sale on Friday (starting with people who'd signed up for early access, opening today to the general public). New in this collection: samurai swords, punky boots, and evil-genius hand-poses.
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.