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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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    • Drawing Machines at Maker Faire Trondheim
      There are some in crazy contraptions here at Maker Faire Trondheim, and one of these is the drawing machine brought to the faire by Norwegian Creations.Read more on MAKE
      Alasdair Allan
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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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    • Teachers Explore Possibilities at Maker Ed’s Workshop for Educators
      On Monday, August 11th, with the generous support of The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Google’s Bay Area Impact Challenge, the Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) presented a making workshop for 40 middle and high-school educators from across the nation as part of USPTO’s National Summer Teacher Institute on Innovation, STEM, and [… […]