‘alloybeta’ is a think tank site of ‘alloybuild’ (www.alloybuild.com). The foreground for this ongoing research and musings seeks a reconfigured landscape by balancing the preconditions of energy, storage, and independence. We are interested in technology as a means of teasing out our own humanity, behaviors, and life-cycles.
About alloy ‘beta’ : In the financial industry ‘beta’ refers to the measurement of how change in one economic variable will affect others. Likewise, we look for value in a variety of design judgements and their trajectories that measure mass culture against critical practice. We give heavy consideration to alternate historic sequences as suggested by google’s Eric Schmidt ‘ It’s a bug that cars were created before computers’