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Here’s a video excerpt of Adam Savage’s wonderful talk at Maker Faire. He’s telling the story of a life-changing experience that’s helped form his character and how massively screwing up can sometimes end up as a positive.

MythBuster Adam Savage’s Colossal Failures
[You can see additional clips from Adam's talk and watch the entire hour-long presentation on the link above.]

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. schmidtn says:

    Anybody have a link to the entire speech?

    1. Rolando says:

      You have to sign in to download it it, but there is a download link right below the player on the fora.tv page. I just d/l’d the entire 58 min speech. Thanks for this – I missed the 2 talks I wanted to see most, and this was one of them.

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