Posts by Philip Walton

Problems, Perseverance, and Patience

Building BRCK – Assembly from BRCK on Vimeo. [Some shots from the factory, building BRCK, this week.] I know that we weren’t naïve in the early days of BRCK thinking that it would be easy to build an amazing hardware device in Kenya. We couldn’t have been. We aren’t rookies. This isn’t our first rodeo … read more

The Case for Engineering the BRCK in Africa – Part 2

(Yesterday’s post: Part 1) I came home this weekend to find that the water pump that goes from our outside tank to the house was no longer functioning. One of the daily challenges that we deal with in Nairobi is that water is both unreliable and – when available – delivered at very low pressure. … read more