Latest from Lisa Q. Fetterman


This is a series that will document Nomiku’s journey into lean manufacturing in America through the conversations of the founding team: Lisa, Abe, and Bam. We will update the series as our adventure in building our high-tech device that lets people cook with the cloud continues. As we enter uncharted... Read more »

Endless electronics. Photo credit: Bob Baddeley.

Nomiku co-founder Lisa Fetterman shares her hacks for negotiating the makers' life in Shenzhen, China. Read more »


We hear a lot of horror stories about factories in China so how do you avoid becoming one yourself? Certainly not by dwelling on failure. Failure happens when you're manufacturing in China or anywhere--- even if you have made the best plans. Here's what to look for. Read more »