Gizmodo’s own Alissa Walker, who covers urbanism with burning insight and flair, has been honored by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects this year as an outstanding design advocate for the city. Congrats, Alissa! You rock.
If you're not already familiar with the Sagan Series, drop what you're doing and watch them at once, starting with this rousing first installment (warning, this will give you chills and/or make you cry).
Many of you are probably familiar with The Sagan Series, a collection of videos that pays tribute to the inspirational words of astrophysics-giant Carl Sagan. (And if you're not familiar with the series, you owe it to yourself to check it out immediately, starting with this emotionally stirring first installment).
It's time to show the utmost respect for Gizmodo Senior Associate Editor Jason Chen, who slams down his 4000th post today (there's #4000, just below this one here). Jason is our most prolific writer, and brings his astonishing accuracy, elegant humor and graceful writing style to every article he posts. Starting with …