dept7 is a mix of space and permission. It's a space to cultivate ideas and to tinker with prototypes while providing permission to test and learn from them.

Not everything here is "baked" per se but everything here is intended to be interesting or curious on some level. It's also intended to be built upon and made better.

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Joseph Rueter founded dept7.
Being the son of a contractor means a couple things, not least of which is that he grow up with a sense of wonder as well as an interest in building and making things. That background, in addition to studying Theology, Philosophy, and Design gives Joseph a unique lens into the way ideas are formed and executed.

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Joseph also runs Hydrazine: 
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