DC Denison

DC Denison

DC Denison is the co-editor of The Maker Pro Newsletter, which covers the intersection of makers and business. That means hardware startups, new products, and market trends.

DC manages customer stories at Acquia, the digital experience company.

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“Honestly, if I had to pick one bug to find in Pi 2 at this stage, an excessive sensitivity to paparazzi would probably be it” — Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of Makers on business and technology. Our... Read more »

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  • 10/13/2014 @ 1:01 pm
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Detail shot of the insides of one of Hasbro's more complex robot toys. Wow!

The Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire was absolutely fantastic. Building on the heritage of innovation, this faire gets better every year! Read more »

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  • 10/07/2014 @ 7:01 am
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The MIT Mini Maker Faire filled three circus tents on the MIT campus in Cambridge. That's the organizing team in the red shirts, waving. (photo: Joshua Ramos)

Last weekend was the first-ever MIT Mini Maker Faire, and it proved that the event was way overdue. The all-day affair filled three circus tents and an inflatable mylar structure. The 110 exhibits, from both MIT and local makers, included robots, jewelry, origami, wearable electronics, sculpture, musical instruments, and 3D printers. There... Read more »

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  • 09/21/2014 @ 2:17 pm
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Einstein’s Workshop, based in Massachusetts, has had enormous success teaching 3D design to children as young as 8 while getting them excited about math and programming. Their secret? They’ve developed an educational CAD program called BlocksCAD. The interface is easy for developing minds to grasp, with interlocking blocks and sliders,... Read more »

3dhubs

Got a 3D printer? Want to make some money with it? Go talk to 3D Hubs, along “Startup Row,” over near the Maker Shed. 3D Hubs facilitates transactions between 3D printer owners and people that want to make 3D prints. Printer owners can join the Hubs listing in their city... Read more »

public-lab

Out in Zone 5, Liz Barry of Public Lab is sensing strong interest in spectrometry. The reason: “It’s like a Tricorder for $10!” The Public Lab is a community where you can learn how to investigate environmental concerns. Using inexpensive DIY techniques, Public Labs seeks to change how people see... Read more »

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  • 08/15/2014 @ 10:22 am
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“A new World’s Fair already exists.” From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Read more »