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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Check out the book signing for MAKE's steampunk book, Vintage Tomorrows, at the Cedar Hills Powell's Books in Beaverton, OR: Monday, March 25th @ 7:00PM. Read more »

Big Dog Throwing a Cinder Block

Big Dog's learned how to throw cinder blocks. While this could make for a fun game of catch, I think this would be pretty useful if you needed to move some supplies to the top of a hill or building quickly. Read more »


Check out Matt Stultz' experiments with HIPS (High Impact Poly Styrene), which can be printed along with ABS and dissolved away with Limonene, letting you make complicated models and parts. Read more »


Like many people in Southern New England, we were hit pretty hard by the Blizzard of 2013. Not only did we lose power for three days, but our road was blocked by fallen trees (cutting our supply lines), and our natural gas heater won’t fire without power, so we had... Read more »

Vintage Tomorrows

In Vintage Tomorrows, a new book from MAKE and O'Reilly Media, Intel's resident futurist Brian David Johnson joins James H. Carrott in a globe-spanning journey to dig beyond definitions and into the heart of the growing Steampunk subculture. Through interviews with experts such as Margaret Atwood, China Miéville, William Gibson,... Read more »

Axeda Hackathon

Sara Streeter wrote in to let us know about the hackathon that Axeda put on for AT&T’s 2013 Developer summit. The projects were Arduino-based and sensor-enabled, and featured NFC, geotracking, emergency response, and all kinds of monitoring. Read more »


Providence-based artist and designer Wayne Losey makes these amazing 3D-printed modular action figures known as ModiBot, inspired by projects Wayne worked on in a previous life as a toymaker. Writing for Wired Design, Joseph Flaherty looks into the inspiration and realization of ModiBot. Read more »


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