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The Story of How I Managed to Travel from Chicago to Austin Without My Wallet

04 Mar 2014 / 1 Comment / in Scriptoria

“Did you remember your wallet?”, is the checklist question you don’t want to hear just as you’re pulling up to Midway Airport at 5:15 AM for a 6:40 AM Southwest flight. At that moment, I thought I was Fu#%ed! Not enough time to turn back and retrieve it. Facing a post 9/11 brick wall if I […]

Memories & Reflections

30 May 2013 / 0 Comments / in Scriptoria

By Moshe Tamssot on behalf of the Monks of Invention: When I think of Russ, I can’t help but think of this picture. Full throttle on Lake Austin, iPhone clipped to his belt, a very functional hat, and a timepiece strapped to his wrist while relaxing. The man was O.N. – Original Nerd – and […]

Monks of Invention Conclave 2012

27 Feb 2012 / 0 Comments / in Scriptoria

Original Article by Melissa Harris – Chicago Tribune. Moshe Tamssot’s Monks of Invention to gather again in Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Tamssot, CEO of Chicago startup CookItFor.us, arranged after-hours event during technology convention The South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, is a spring break for nerds. Attendees sit in sessions […]