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Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire. I am CEO of Maker Media, the company that produces MAKE, Maker Faire and Maker Shed. I am Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (

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The World Until Yesterday by Jared Diamond

The problems that we face are not beyond our control because we are the ones creating the problems. We can do something about them. I’ve paraphrased a quote from Jared Diamond who spoke at an Earth Day celebration at Iron Horse Vineyards in Sonoma County. Diamond is the well-known author... Read more »


Congratulations to Super Awesome Sylvia, who will represent Maker Faire at the White House Science Fair, which will be held Monday April 22, 2013 at 11:30 am EDT. Sylvia Todd will bring her watercolor drawbot to the White House along with her infectious energy and enthusiasm. ¬† From ¬†Watch... Read more »


Today is the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on Patriot's Day. More than 27,000 people entered the race. The Boston Marathon is the nation's first and most prestigious marathon, but now there are over 3,000 such marathons world wide. There are more people running marathons today than ever before.... Read more »


MAKE publisher Dale Dougherty looks at the current state of the 3D printing industry and asks: "How soon do you think we'll get to one million printers and what will drive those sales?" Read more »

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Georgia Tech's Invention Studio makerspace and maker club just might democratize the practice of engineering. Read more »

Teaching glass working at Artist Asylum. Image by Chris Connors.

Does innovation create jobs or just eliminate them? That was the question put forward at the International Summit on Innovation for Jobs (I4J), held last week at SRI in Menlo Park, CA. Read more »


Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton was in the Bay Area to keynote PyCon 2013 on March 15th in Santa Clara. The Python language was part of the plan for Raspberry Pi from the beginning and Upton joked that he had misspelled "Py" in naming "Raspberry Pi." Upton's talk serves as a... Read more »