Amy McGirk’s Work in Art Focus Oklahoma

An interview with my wife, Amy McGirk, in the latest issue of Art Focus Oklahoma

The Surprisingly Strong Case for Colonizing Venus

The second planet from the Sun might seem like a nasty place to build a home, with a surface temperature hot enough to melt lead and an atmosphere so dense it would feel like being submerged beneath 3000 feet of water.

Oklahoma Today

Campfire cooking story in the July/August Oklahoma Today

WIRED: The Secret Rules of Asking for Money on Kickstarter

Your 3-D-printed, Internet-of-Things-connected, self-driving go-cart idea needs money to move ahead. Behold the formula for a successful crowdfunding campaign



Through A Printer Darkly

3D Printer Error, Credit: FailThing

A short story based on a collaborative project I participated in, looking at three-dimensional printing in the near future. The gimmick is a travel itinerary.

Fear not…

Fear not... I am with you.

Grainy Film Effect Photos on

Amy in a shower cap

Images from Yeti Holidays Trip

Road, terraced farms seen from helicopter during ride from Lukhka Airport to Kathmandu

The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

Picture from the Antiquarium (originally a plate from Audubon’s The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America), mine is a computer print of the original not (probably from WalMart which licensed the image)

Art Focus Oklahoma

This Month’s Issue of Art Focus

Q&A with Troy Jackson