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Gretchen Giles

Book publicist for Maker Media.

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It’s easy to get making if you have unlimited funds to set up a great makerspace and outfit it with all the newest tools, but what if you had just a sawbuck to spend? What would you make and how? That’s the question that James Cunningham recently asked us on behalf... Read more »

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Your Help Needed! A Make reader named Monique is about to get married. She would like to adorn her dress with LEDs. She’s just not sure how to. She wrote to us for help and we thought it better to go to you: How would you tackle this problem? Moreover, we... Read more »


Maker Faire New York takes over the World’s Fair Grounds  for the fifth time this weekend, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 20-21, and this year it features something crazy, wild, and new: Authors. With a Make: DIY tent dedicated to highlighting our writers — from Make: Book authors to makezine staffers and editors, both... Read more »


In celebration of Maker Week, which began with MakerCon and moves like an Arduino-powered steam rocket directly towards Maker Faire Bay Area, all Make ebooks and videos are 50% off through May 19. One of our newest titles takes the ordinary magic of electronics and the new magic of sensors... Read more »

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Make: magazine founding editor-in-chief, Mark Frauenfelder, has a new book out, and we’re pleased to offer it in our Maker Shed. Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter Projects came out of Mark’s desire to engage his girls, now ages 10 and 16, in... Read more »


Imagine if you bought a book, read and loved it, and wanted to share it — but couldn’t. Imagine that the publisher was somehow able to prevent you from physically handing that book to someone else. Perhaps they padlocked it in your bookcase; perhaps they weighted it with some gravitational... Read more »


O'Reilly Media is having a terrific sale on three of our new titles today and we want to ensure that you know about it. Read more »


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