On Mandatory Masks for Phase 3

On Friday Dr. Mackie, Chief Medical Officer at the Middlesex-London Health Unit, issued an instruction making masks or face coverings mandatory in all enclosed indoor public spaces. Now this instruction does come with some common sense exemptions like: Children under 12 years old; People who have a medical condition or disability that inhibits their ability … Read more On Mandatory Masks for Phase 3

An In-Depth Look at Changes to BRA’s Acceptable Materials List

TL;DR – BRA has always strived to reach a 99.9% level of purity in what they send to buyers. This was made all the more obvious by the recent proclamations by countries like China who are now accepting only incredibly pure shipments, and BRA has been mostly unaffected by those moves. However, many of the … Read more An In-Depth Look at Changes to BRA’s Acceptable Materials List

Designing with Empathy Using VR

We are in a very exciting time, as usual, for technology. Virtual reality has risen from the ashes thanks to Oculus’ successful Kickstarter campaign a few years ago (and subsequent acquisition by Facebook), Google Cardboard, Samsung’s GearVR, and HTC & Valve’s Vive. Not to mention augmented reality platforms like Microsoft’s HoloLens, Meta, and LeapMotion. The problem? … Read more Designing with Empathy Using VR