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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer 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 for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy man's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

Latest from Gareth Branwyn

April Fools MAKE cover art by Miguel Valenzuela

On April Fools’ Day, we posted a couple of our own joke MAKE article teasers and a list of headlines we’d internally brainstormed. Then we asked you all to riff on these, either providing art for some of our headlines or creating your own. We promised three one-year subs to... Read more »


Learn how to easily transfer a design onto perfboard to create a professional looking and easy to follow circuit layout. You need little more than your circuit design, a laser printer, and an iron. Read more »


MAKE contributing editor Bill Gurstelle talks to students about the joys of making, invention, at TED-Ed, and in the process, creates a series of audio speakers from found/common materials, including one made out of a potato chip that sounds surprisingly good. Look for lots of awesome Bill Gurstelle projects in... Read more »


It’s internet memetic phenom Grumpy Cat’s birthday. Whatever. Read more »


The MAKE Hardware Innovation Workshop, coming up May 14-15, 2013, has just issued a Call for Prototypes, in search of early stage products, projects, and ideas. Selected prototypes will be presented at the opening session of the Workshop, and featured in the Innovation Showcase on Tuesday, May 14. Each winning... Read more »


We have a tradition here at MAKE of celebrating the arrival of Spring (and Easter Sunday) with a survey of the latest and greatest in Peeps use (and abuse). People seem more interested in doing silly and bizarre things with Marshmallow Peeps than eating them. Part of what I wrote... Read more »

2013 rca winner

Our Craft channel wins the Reader's Choice Award! Read more »


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