Adam Savage on NewsHour, Discussing Maker Movement

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

3977 Articles

Here’s a wonderful Maker Faire interview with Adam Savage, conducted by Miles O’Brien, which aired tonight on PBS NewsHour. Adam discusses Maker Faire and MAKE, the maker movement, the sad death of shop classes in schools, our current historical sweet-spot for hacking the tech in our lives, and the need to embrace a certain degree of danger/risk in the learning process. A really nice piece.

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