Brian Jepson

Brian Jepson

I'm a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I'm not tinkering, I'm probably editing a book for Maker Media.

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Galileo RGB Strip

I found it interesting that you could put Windows on an Intel Galileo. Like the version of Windows for for small tablets, it's free (as in beer). To program a Galileo running Windows, you’ll need to run Visual Studio and write some C++. Read more »

lb-animation

If you’re in the Times Square, New York area, you owe it to yourself to visit the Times Square RadioShack today. They’ve got a room set up where you can look at a whole bunch of littleBits demos, and even make your own littleBits ornament that you can take home.... Read more »

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If you’ve watched Print the Legend (and if not, why haven’t you? It single-handedly justifies the cost of a Netflix subscription), you’ve heard the story of the 3D Systems action against Formlabs’ SLA implementation. Now TechCrunch’s John Biggs is reporting that the lawsuit is gone. Read more »

Sam Thompson teaches his young 'uns to solder at the first RI Mini Maker Faire

The Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire returns for its sixth year on Saturday, October 11. This is the first year we’ve done this as an independent, stand-alone event; it will be the biggest RI mini yet. Read more »

Anchor Keychain

Putting on a Mini Maker Faire takes a lot, and we’ve documented the process in How to Make a Maker Faire. But even after you’ve figured how how many tables, tents, and portable toilets you need, you still have to figure out how to pay for all of it. Read more »

RI Mini Maker Faire

The sixth annual Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire is just over a month away (October 11, 11am-6pm, downtown Providence, RI). Our call to makers is open: we’re looking for makers from inside and outside Rhode Island to show off their creations. Read more »

Photo by Meredith Lee

The first-ever DC Mini Maker Faire is just a few days away. We’ve got a great group of makers who are coming out to join us at the Capitol Riverfront‘s Yards Park and ideaspace DC. Read more »

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