The latest news from and about MAYA

Going Mad for Science

Dec 03 2012

MAYA Design contributed our branding and building skills to the Mad Science Supply & Surplus shop, outfitting inventors of all ages. A profile in the neighborhood magazine, The Bulletin.

The Future of Making Stuff

Nov 27 2012

Technology is disrupting the way we make things at all stages of fabrication and in all industries. More and more, consumers are dictating what they see and when they see it. Mickey McManus will join TechShop CEO Mark Hatch and others to talk about customization and the future of making stuff at Autodesk University in Las Vegas.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Techonomy 2012: Digital Death and Living Forever

Nov 11 2012

Thanks to technology, instant, usable, and reliable access to our memories and life experiences means living forever may not be science fiction much longer. Surrounded by a sea of information, how do we weave this “data” into something more than the sum of its parts? Mickey McManus and co-panelists will discuss “Immortality for Fun and Profit” at Techonomy Tucson.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Book from MAYA leaders offers vision of future

Nov 09 2012

The Pittsburgh Business Times spoke with Trillions co-authors about how companies can prepare for the future of computing.

Peter Lucas
Founding Principal
Joe Ballay
Founding Principal
Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Co-Creation Is Key to Survival in a Trillion-Computer Era

Nov 07 2012

“The McIntosh is an innovation success story.” No, not the Macintosh computer, but the original brand—the apple itself. Mickey McManus is guest blogger at Techonomy, talking about cultivating innovation, in nature and in business.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Fireside Chat with Fast Company Publisher

Nov 04 2012

Christine Osekoski, Publisher of Fast Company had a fireside-style chat with MAYA’s Mickey McManus in front of an attentive audience at New York City’s Liberty Theater at the Under the Influence Summit. Held during Advertising Week 2012 and available now online, McManus talks about what a future with a trillion computing nodes means to business and the media.

Joe Ballay Visits Syracuse @ Design Symposium

Oct 31 2012

MAYA co-founder and principal Joe Ballay will speak on design issues from the new book Trillions at the Syracuse University Department of Industrial and Interaction Design, in addition to guest-teaching courses in Drawing and Form, October 30 – November 1.

Joe Ballay
Founding Principal

Trillions Authors on Essential Pittsburgh

Oct 29 2012

Pete Lucas and Mickey McManus will visit Essential Pittsburgh for a vibrant discussion about the future of computing live on the air at 12:00 on October 29th at WESA 90.5 FM, Pittsburgh’s NPR news station. Join the conversation!

Peter Lucas
Founding Principal
Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal

Ballay Family Fund Takes Part in Pilot

Oct 28 2012

The Ballay Family Fund, launched last year by MAYA founder Joe Ballay and his wife Sue Ballay, is part of a pilot for the Pittsburgh Foundation’s new initiative, the Center for Philanthropy. The Ballay Family Fund supports innovation in public school education with the goal of promoting and realizing education reform.

Joe Ballay
Founding Principal

Get Yourself Ready For The ‘Next Big Thing’

Oct 26 2012

Princeton weekly U.S.1 profiles MAYA CEO and Trillions co-author Mickey McManus. He tells author Kathy Spring, “We’re living in a pretty amazing world. We’ve gone from a PC on a desk to a supercomputer in a pocket.” And we’re only just at the beginning of the information age.

Mickey McManus
Chairman & Principal