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Ian Cole

Ian Cole

Ian is a founder of The Maker Effect Foundation, a non-profit group organized to study and amplify the effects of makers within their communities. He's currently researching the intersection between the personal and professional success of makers for a book which will be published later this year. Ian is very active in the Orlando maker community as a board member of FamiLAB, Orlando's Hackerspace, and as a founding organizer of Orlando Mini Maker Faire. Ian blogs about his family's maker adventures at raisinggeeks.com.

Latest from Ian Cole

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Does what you make in Las Vegas stay in Las Vegas? Read more »

Turtlebot, the winner of the Makerland hackathon, is a Spark-powered LOGO processing, drawing robot built by combining a SumoBot Jr. kit with LEGO.

What happens when 300 makers square off in a hackathon? Read more »

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Makers showed off some great projects at Poland's Makerland conference. Read more »

In the "Python and Ruby Sitting in a Tree" workshop, attendees programmed an Arduino to interact with sensors such as the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor, the VCNL4000 light sensor, the HC-SR404 ultrasonic ranging module, and the HC-SR501 PIR sensor module.

The first day of Makerland, a new European maker conference, began with informative and inspirational talks from makers and maker pros. Read more »

StarBot Chrome Skull Animatronic

What was the secret sauce in StarBots animatronic kits? Read more »

The Maker Effect

Take the Maker Personality and Skills Assessment and find out how you are wired. Read more »