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Make: Live‘s Ultimate Kit Episode celebrates the upcoming release of the Special Issue, The Ultimate Kit Guide. Ariel Churi from Sparkle Labs stepped in for Becky as guest co-host. MIT research Fellow Michael Schrage talked about how kits drive innovation. The Make Labs interns checked in with their kit reviews, including a few siege and ballistics kits (above) and Ariel and Matt played with a few electronics kits in studio.

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Crafty Kits

Checking in from Sebastopol, Becky Stern and Brookelynn Morris show a few of their favorite kits in the craft section of the Ultimate Kit Guide. They include an octopus needle felting kit, a celebrity paint by numbers, a lego syringe and a trash can lined with plastic bags.

Electronics Kits

Matt and Ariel look at a few of the electronics kits in the Special Issue of MAKE and Ariel discusses his own Discover Electronics kit.

Show notes:

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Make: Live 21: Hackerspace Roadshow II
Wednesday November 30th, 9pm ET/6pm PT
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Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist, Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.


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