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MAKE contributing editor Bill Gurstelle talks to students about the joys of making, invention, at TED-Ed, and in the process, creates a series of audio speakers from found/common materials, including one made out of a potato chip that sounds surprisingly good.

Look for lots of awesome Bill Gurstelle projects in our upcoming “Danger Issue,” Volume 35.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer 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 for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • susan

    What is actually plugged to the amp? Where do I plug the wire into the amp?