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Open Make: Metal and Mike Petrich

Saturday’s Open Make at the Exploratorium featured metal.  I found Mike Petrich in an animated conversation at the entrance for Open Make, which was an arch of custom metalwork.   Mike along with… Continue reading

Counterfeit Sneakers and Cultural Creatives in China

From “Inside the Knockoff-Tennis-Shoe Factory” by Nicholas Schmidle in NY Times magazine. Beijing’s top intellectual-property officials, meanwhile, seem to disagree over what even constitutes counterfeiting. Last year, a debate occurred between the heads… Continue reading

LVL1 hackerspace – solder and sauna special

On a day that set a record for heat, the newly opened LVL1 hackerspace east of downtown Louisville hosted an open electronics workshop. Mitch Altman and Jimmie Rodgers were visiting “instructors” along with… Continue reading

Brad Litwin’s Quadapult Marble Shooter

via blog.makezine.com Posted by Gareth on the Make Blog. Mesmerizing.

Fun TV ad for Maker Faire: Detroit 2010

via makerfaire.com I like this short ad for the Detroit Maker Faire at the end of this month.

Daytime Emmy’s Awards Night

Last Friday, I joined Richard Hudson and John Park at the Daytime Emmy’s Creative Arts and Entertainment Awards in LA.   Make:TV was nominated for an Emmy in the Outstanding Achievement in Lifestyle programming… Continue reading

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    • DIY Cable Ties from Corks
      I spotted this fantastic idea for cable ties floating around on Pinterest. By the looks of it, the source comes from a magazine clipping (title unknown). This is a super simple idea, and all of the instructions are written in this clipping. The key to this hack is using the synthetic […]Read more on MAKE
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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 [...]
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    • Announcing Maker Corps 2015: Join us for Info Sessions in Early December.
      We’re excited to announce the 2015 Maker Corps program! For 2015, like in years past, Maker Ed will collaborate with host sites to outreach, recruit, and train Maker Corps Members, who, as summer staff at host sites, will bring maker activities and approaches to summer programming for a variety of youth and audiences across the […]