Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

Latest from Gareth Branwyn


We return to Collin's Lab as he experiments with electronics basics and the eccentricities of circuits Read more »


How to create a self-feeding campfire that can burn throughout the night Read more »


Is 3D printing technology now reliable enough to print a sophisticated watch? Read more »


An inspiring mini-documentary about a German scientist turned interactive sound art pioneer Read more »


Makers inspired by Jimmy DiResta's Star Key project try their hand at their own versions Read more »


When your adorable daughter requests a magical treehouse in her bedroom, what's a father to do but try and build one? Read more »


The life and library of a humanities professor and how his passion for learning relates to makers Read more »