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The word “artisan” officially joined plaid shirts in Brooklyn when McDonald’s launched their latest poultry product on an “artisan” roll. But marketing-speak be damned, artisans themselves have an increasingly important role in our technology –flattened, global economy. Defined as “a person or company that makes high...

Bead (noun) a small, usually round object of glass, wood, stone, or the like with a hole through it, often strung with others of its kind in necklaces, rosaries, etc. So innocent. Simple. Primordial.  Yet beads have been with us for eons, facilitating the evolution of...