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Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (

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Marching band and marchers at Maker Faire (photo: Andrew Kelly)

World Maker Faire isn't just about sculpture and robots and art and fire — it's also about the people whose lives are changed from attending. Read more »


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich launches a build-off reality show for Makers. Read more »

Archibald Snatcher puppet from The Box Trolls

Portland makers are crafting hard cider, straight razors, digitally fabricated puppets, homemade cheese, theremins, circuit boards, and more. Read more »

My picture with a group of kids including Yuki  Mizuno (photo by Hitomi Mizuno).

Join Make: founder Dale Dougherty on a tour of the highlights from Maker Faire Tokyo, where he discovered some brilliantly made projects. Read more »

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When I asked Bernie War how he liked living in Shanghai, the Miami native said he liked everything about it, except the air. He’s been there for three years. First, he started work on an open source air purifier. Then, he looked at building an air quality monitor. His most... Read more »


Looking at historical inventions is a way for students to interact with technology and understand it. Read more »


The biggest news coming out of Maker Faire Shenzhen, outside the size and intensity of the event itself, was the announcement made by Massimo Banzi that Arduino boards using the name Genuino will be made in China by Seeed Studio. There have been plenty of Arduino clones made in China that closely... Read more »