We’re always talking about the future of design, the future of technology, the future of MAKING. In a world where personal bluetooth environment trackers can sync real-time weather data to a smart phone, a world where motion-tracking heaters can follow a user as they move throughout a building, how do we find the next ‘big thing’? MakerGalaxy is a show that explores the crossroads of Design, Technology, and the Future of Making

This week we talked CAD in the Cloud and internet privacy with Andy Kahl of Ghostery. Andy is the Director of Research of the popular web privacy tool that allows users to block third-party trackers and protect their private information.

We’ll talk with Andy about the basics of internet privacy, how CAD in the Cloud is affected by trackers, as well as some precautions you can take to make sure that yours and your clients’ data is safe in the Cloud.

We’ll Be Discussing:

  • Where can we find the best ice cream on earth?
  • From anthropology and religion to data science and internet privacy
  • CAD in the Cloud and internet privacy
  • When the user becomes the product
  • Privacy precautions for when working in the Cloud

To find out more about Andy and Ghostery, head over to Ghostery.com.

Also…be sure to check out Maker Galaxy over on iTunes and let us know how you like the show in the reviews!


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.