Building a hexayurt and taking care of all of the other prep work before you set out for the desert can sometimes drag you down. Here’s a little inspiration to help you get your second wind. The internet is full of image galleries from Burning Man, but the official gallery hosted at the Burning Man […]
The designer of the hexayurt, Vinay Gupta, has come to be known as a Resilience Guru, and has great insights on meeting the challenges of the future. Londonreal.tv has posted this interview, which focuses first on hexayurts and emergency planning but then segues into a discussion about Bitcoin.
The popularity of drones and other remote controlled unmanned flying machines has led to the creation of a new Burning Man team to maintain oversight on their use. This year’s event will require that all unmanned aircraft be registered by August 15, and the number of registrants will be limited to 200. You can read […]
It looks like hexayurt building has been officially ordained as a “craft”, as proved by this Pinterest page dedicated to hexayurt pins. If you have a Pinterest account, you can add your pin and follow the board.
For some, Burning Man is now a year round experience. Regional events, both those that are “mini Burns” and others that address technical or social issues now happen across the country. These local communities help with problem solving, create social circles and help each other with hexayurt building and other “life at the Burn” issues. […]
Burning Man continues to spin off related events, and one of the best is taking place this week. Critical Northwest 2014 is happening right now in Mt. Vernon, WA. It is a week long gathering of about 1000 which focuses on art and performance. If you just can’t wait until August to try out that […]
Burningman.com offers a very useful newsletter called “The Jack Rabbit Speaks“. It is about all things Burning Man and a must-read for anyone headed to Black Rock City. Today we discovered a feature called “What We’re Listening To” which provides suggested musical accompaniment while reading the newsletter. Today’ suggestions: Random Rab Deadmau5 Gorillaz