This is a great interview that Joseph Mullins of JoJaqs.com did with PPPRS honcho (and MAKE graphic designer) Jim Burke! The part that resonated for me was when Jim said, “this is engineering!” when describing Power Racing to kids.
The Road to Maker Faire Challenge will award $2,500 to one winner to bring his or her project to World Maker Faire on Sep. 21 & 22, 2013 in New York. Use the funding for materials, transport, or anything else you might need to get to Maker Faire. Applications are due by 11:59pm PT on August 5, 2013.