Tag Archive: garden

“Priceless” Pavlovsk seed bank on brink of destruction

The Pavlovsk agricultural station near St. Petersburg is fighting for its life in Russian courts, defending itself against developers who want to replace it with homes. The Guardian notes the convoluted logic required… Continue reading

Daisies Tossed About

Shasta daisies on a summer afternoon.

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    • Arduino Day: Massimo Announces Intelligent Module System
      Today at an Arduino Day celebration at MIT Massimo Banzi announced an upcoming initiative that will extend the Arduino platform to interconnected intelligent modules. The project is code named “Eslov.” Banzi said it will be ready to demonstrate by this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area, which will take place May […] Read more on MAKE The post Arduino Day: Massimo […]
      Jon Christian
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    • Lighthouse: Roadblocks and reflection
      A couple months back, Cynthia and Flavio were very frustrated.  As a matter of fact, they were about ready to give up.  A key element of their “Papapa Party Shirt” (a shirt that will blink to the beat of the music) was a light organ kit, but it was incredibly glitchy and the [...]
      Aaron Vanderwerff
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    • Maker Corps 2015 at Children’s Science Center Lab
      Maker Ed is thrilled to welcome the Children’s Science Center as a new Maker Corps Host Site in 2015. For the third year of Maker Corps, Maker Ed will collaborate with more than forty organizations to host Maker Corps Members throughout the summer to bring maker activities and approaches to the communities that they serve. Below is a glimpse […]