Tag Archive: Make

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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    • Red-Hot Steel and Green Fire Make Gilly A Sight to Behold
      “Does it move?” This is one of the most common questions you’ll hear if you happen to be standing near Gilly, a giant stainless steel sculpture by Orion Fredricks. The swooping curves, anatomically inspired construction, and lifelike posture make it feel as though Gilly is about to turn and look […] Read more on MAKE The post Red-Hot Steel and Green Fire Mak […]
      Caleb Kraft
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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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    • Cognizant Announces Support of 15 Maker Corps Host Sites in 2015
      Today, Cognizant announced its sponsorship of 15 of our Maker Corps Host Sites in 2015, as part of its ongoing initiatives to inspire student interest in STEM careers. This support will enable Maker Ed’s Maker Corps program to provide increased access to maker education at Host Sites in new communities –– including communities in rural and underserved areas […]