maker movement

Can open hardware revive the lost art of tinkering?

Gadgets and open hardware
Interview with Jezra Johnson Lickter, certified code and material tinkerer.Read more

Why we game on Linux, a chat with Icculus, and more

This week in open source games
Open source games roundup Week of August 31 - September 6, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we take a look at some...Read more

The maker movement helps transform our public libraries

The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently—jumpstarting the community's...Read more

Makers are the new industrial revolution

open up book review
Following up on the recent review of the Maker's Manifesto, I ran across the book Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson . Anderson...Read more

How libraries can be a haven for makers

open source in libraries
I work at a public library in the Washington DC-area and often think about what needs to be designed into the space of future public libraries. I was...Read more

Young maker says Raspberry Pi is way to go

Raspberry Pi
A few weeks ago I was able to attend the Mini Maker Faire in Cleveland , Ohio where I got to meet with local makers and discuss a variety of subjects...Read more

Interview with Jenn Karson, co-founder of Vermont Makers

5 questions with
SparkFun’s Department of Education engages in educational outreach all over the country, and we’re always impressed and excited when we run into...Read more