Posts by Ryan Reposar

Jul 3, 2019

The tic-tac-toe solution space

Traditionally, much of what designers have been called upon to do revolves around giving form to artifacts—a thin veneer on top of existing products and services. Advancements in computing and AI are now fundamentally changing design practice. These changes have significant implications for design education and continuing education. For example, it seems clear that designers […]

Mar 30, 2016

Measuring corn production

Today, crop predictions are based on sampling. Samples are incomplete and infrequent—and techniques are unchanged for 50+ years.

Sep 4, 2014


We are happy when our work can support good ideas. Dr. Albert Haven—a former superintendent, principal, university instructor, speaker, and consultant—is trying to improve education by rethinking the traditional classroom.

Sep 2, 2014

TrustTheVote Election Technology Framework

We’ve been working directly with the Open Source Election Technology Foundation (OSET) on the TrustTheVote Project — an open source project to reimagine the voting system in the United States. The TrustTheVote Election Technology Framework is something new — a blueprint for developing a complete elections system.

Jul 10, 2014


VoteStream is an election results reporting system. The goal of VoteStream is to make election results for every contest in every jurisdiction in the country—down to the precinct level—publicly accessible to all citizens, anywhere, in near-real time.

Jul 9, 2014

Pearson Learning Tools

Most states are adopting a new curriculum, also known as the Common Core State Standards. Pearson is developing teaching and learning materials to support this change across K-12. The materials run on an iPad in core applications, including English Language Arts (ELA).

Jul 8, 2014

NatGeo Member Center

National Geographic is a well-loved and respected brand that is 125 years old. Like many media companies, the organization seeks continued relevance in a world in which print magazines are disappearing.

Jul 8, 2014

Patagonia Common Threads

Fortune magazine believes Patagonia is “the coolest company on the planet.” Patagonia pioneered (and continues to lead) in how to be a responsible company. By encouraging people to buy less, and take better care of what they buy, Patagonia hopes to change behavior at the scale of its customers.

Oct 29, 2013

Typography and Readers

As the world of e-books and readers quickly evolves, design issues are being raised about the reading experience, including a key aspect of the experience—typography. Typography is fundamental to the simple aesthetic of reading.

Oct 9, 2013

Future of Reading

Today’s ebooks are electronic versions of their paper forebears. As reader software becomes more sophisticated and human readers and authors become more comfortable with ebook technology, ebooks will become more interactive.