Today, we are pleased to announce Open Design Kit – a collection of remixable methods designed to support creativity and problem solving within the context of the agile and distributed 21st century workplace. We are creating this kit to share the techniques we use within our open design practice at Bocoup and teach to collaborators […]

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When you need to grow some plants, you can hire any ol’ gardener. When you need to grow Bocoup, only one Gardner will do: Lyza Danger Gardner! Originally hailing from Oregon—where she co-founded the high-flying CloudFour—Lyza is now our second Bocouper living in the forests of Vermont. Lyza is a prodigious writer to say the […]

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Looking for some creative inspiration for your next hardware programming project? Come meet Rick Waldron, Francis Gulotta, and five of their newest robot friends this weekend at the Bay Area Maker Faire, May 20-22! Reconbots are WiFi car devices you drive from your phone using their live video stream and touchscreen controls. They are powered […]

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Like a low-percentage free-throw shooter, we’re only gonna make one point from this post: Peter Beshai has joined the coop as our newest Open Web Data Visualization Engineer! Peter is a data visualization developer and a usability enthusiast. After a lifetime of frustration with hard-to-use devices and hard-to-decipher charts, he studied human-computer interaction and information […]

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They say if you’re snoozin’, you’re losin’, but if you’re Susan, you’re choosin’ … Bocoup! We’re thrilled to welcome Susan Robertson to our engineering team. As a front-end developer, Susan has built her career implementing designs, creating better user experiences, and building canonical online style-guides for a broad range of clientele. Previously of Fictive Kin […]

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Friends of the Coop have grown accustomed to double-checking our address before stopping by—which makes sense, given that we’ve moved a few times in the past two years: Well, friends, I’m pleased to report we’ve finally put down roots—very long, sturdy roots—at 201 South Street. We’re thrilled to be fully up and running in our […]

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Pam Drouin really drew us in with her impressive design skills and warm personality… so we’re thrilled to announce that she’s joined the team at Bocoup! Pam started her career as a librarian, having earned degrees in English Literature as well as Library and Information Science, but ultimately, her love of computers and meaningfully organized […]

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Education and learning have always been a core part of what we do at Bocoup. From our earliest days in Fort Point, we’ve held classes dedicated to teaching people to build on the Open Web, the subjects evolving along with the platform itself. Over the past few months, we’ve been working on a new format […]

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Our pal and longstanding Bocouper Greg Smith has left Bocoup to work with the fine folks at Brightcove. Greg joined Bocoup back in 2011, and he’s accomplished quite a lot since then! Between completing 91 (his ambitious crowd-funded role playing game), single-beardedly developing boxbox, launching the ever-popular learnlayout.com (and the not-quite-as-popular isitmarchfirst.com), and presenting a […]

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We’ve had some great opportunities for team bonding lately thanks to our newest teammate—Lorin Bond! Lorin brings a strong background in business consulting and project management, a keen interest in developing accessible software, and an excellent last name for a project manager. Lorin joins us from Chevron, where she built a software usability center for […]

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