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

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 »


Wayne left a career in the toy industry when he got "tired of the game", and co-founded Dynamo Development Labs to find new approaches to creating toys. Then he got mixed up with 3D printing. Read more »

Ben Harris of Harris Educational and Alamance Makers Guild

This was my third year attending Maker Faire North Carolina, which is in its fourth year itself. I've always enjoyed the Alamance Makers Guild exhibit, which features a cluster of makers from the guild, a community for Makers in and around Alamance County, NC. Read more »