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


A popular YouTube woodworker takes on the task of shop organization for a rapidly-expanding tool collection Read more »


A 17 year old builds a very impressive Star Wars BB-8 out of household and hardware store items Read more »


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 »