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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.

Latest from Brian Jepson

A Better World By Design

Entering its 6th year, A Better World By Design is returning to the RISD and Brown Campuses in Providence, RI from September 27-29 (the week after World Maker Faire New York). A Better World By Design was founded by--and is run to this day by--Brown and RISD students. Read more »

Young World Inventors

Diane Hendrix, Founder and Director of Young World Inventors, wrote in to let us know she's raising funds to do another series of mini-documentaries on young makers who solve interesting problems with limited resources. Read more »

Hackathon NYC Pitches

AngelHack and Hasbro have teamed up for the Hasbro-a-thon hackathon on August 17-18 in Pawtucket, RI. The event will be held at Hasbro's headquarters, and there will be Nerf Blasters to play with. I'm one of the judges at this event, and I hope to see you there! Read more »


Posting at the Safari Books Online Blog, Derick Bailey has created an Arduino project controlled by Node.js, Firmata, and the Johnny-Five framework. Read more »

Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire Pano

Once again, the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire is coming to Providence, and it’s less than one month away. The call to makers is open, too! Read more »

Reflow project

Adam Kemp’s upcoming MAKE book, The Makerspace Workbench, is now available for sale as an early release ebook. Early release ebooks give you access to books in their earliest form — Adam’s raw and unedited content as he writes. You’ll receive updates to the ebook when significant changes are made,... Read more »


Here's a fun contraption that's past its funding goal on Kickstarter; it turns an iPhone into a 3D camera and viewer. Read more »


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