John Fechtel

John Fechtel
John Fechtel develops tools for building design and construction as a product designer and computer programmer at Generate. He also writes at Nature/Culture and elsewhere about complex systems, nature and culture, the unique and unprecedented conditions of modernity, technology, and bio-ethics. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and lives with his wife and two children in Gainesville, FL.

Recent Essays

The War Machine is Not Ergonomic

We have wrought a strange and fantastically complicated world for ourselves. But we can know how well we are interfacing with it by its fruits: a terrifyingly effective machinery, but spasms of pain in our arms and backs.