Episode 127 - Brooke Allen - N2BA
First License: 1966, age 14, WN2RWY
First certificate: Rag Chewers Club
Frankford Radio Club
Octavio Miranda, YN2N - rents out his QTH for DX contests
Reverse Beacon Network
Started at: Rose Hulman institute of Engineering - all male engineering institute.
“Engineers are tasked with reinventing the modern world in every generation”
The Web of Belief, by W. V. Quine (Author), J. S. Ullian (Author)
Rutgers University, BA Mathematics
New York University, MBA, Finance
“Hard Fun”- Seymour Papert
Favorite mode: CW, because its harder
Game Mechanics - what goes into a game
CT software for ham radio - first ham radio logging software for the PC
Flow State - “in the zone”
Living with a Creative Mind - By Jeff and Julie Crabtree
John Crovelli, W2GD - tower climber “you are realizing a childhood dream”.
The Heroic Imagination Project, founded by Dr. Philip Zimbardo
The Grasshopper, Games, Life, and Utopia, by Bernard Suits - Philosopher of games
YCCC - Yankee Clipper Contest Club - “how do you feel right now?”
Hamwidows.org - Brooke’s site phony organization for “ham widows”.
Startup Weekend - invent a business in a weekend
Vidcode - why don’t girls program code?
Maker Movement - how to make things
Global Game Jam - game design weekend
Theory of Mind- can you look at something abstact
The End of Us - Game
Burning Man Festival is a gift economy, a vacation from commercialism, and an experiment in living with other people “orthogonally”.
Social Skills for Nerds - Orthogonal
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