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


Learn some useful features that are found on nearly every tape measure. Read more »


British photographer Paperboyo uses papercuts and forced perspective to make humorous and whimsical comments on the world's landmarks. Read more »


A wondrous microscopic world is brought to light in painstakingly rendered papercraft sculptures. Read more »


Researchers at a German computer lab create a real-world wireframe graphics printer out of a packing tape gun. Read more »

#9 Saw Opener

In celebration of National American Beer Day, master maker Jimmy DiResta improvises 10 bottle openers from old tools. Read more »


A maker creates an almost entirely 3D printable AT-AT walker from Star Wars and shares the files. Read more »


In a pop-up repair shop in a DC gallery, an artist gives "broken" objects new life as art pieces. Read more »