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georgiaguthrie

georgiaguthrie

I am an artist, designer, and maker. As the Director of The Hacktory, I am working to create a beginner-friendly environment where anyone can explore their interests in technology and art. Last year I had the honor of being named Philly's "Hacker of the Year" by the blog Geekadelphia. I also work as a designer at the Action Mill, a company that designs tools to improve how people work, transform complex systems, and create more meaningful connections.

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If you've been to your local hackerspace/makerspace and noticed there weren't many woman, did you stop to wonder why? Unfortunately a common reaction is to think, “I guess women just aren’t into hacking or building stuff.” As one of the few female directors of a U.S. makerspace, I know this... Read more »

grl laser tag

Many people who appreciate traditional art forms may wonder, "Why should we even try to use technology in art?" I'd like to attempt to answer that question in this post. Read more »

IntrotoSolderingAmy

If you've been to your local hacker/makerspace and there weren't many women, did you stop and wonder about that? I hope so, but unfortunately a common reaction is to think, “I guess women just aren’t into building stuff.” As one of the few women directors of a U.S. makerspace, I... Read more »

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