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Phillip Torrone

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large - Make magazine. Creative director - Adafruit Industries, contributing editor - Popular Science. Previously: Founded - Hack-a-Day, how-to editor - Engadget, Director of product development - Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director - Braincraft.

Latest from Phillip Torrone


In this last video they persona says “We’re now in the process of setting up the third makerspace for our community…” That's cool, in 2025 Sony will finally be embracing makers. Read more »


"If you create something with Arduino and put it out into the world, there is no well-established link to the source.  If you personally made the device, the source can get lost over time.  If you didn’t create it, you could have a tough time tracking the source down.  You... Read more »


"Twin Creeks, a solar power startup that emerged from hiding today, has developed a way of creating photovoltaic cells that are half the price of today’s cheapest cells, and thus within reach of challenging the fossil fuel hegemony. The best bit: Twin Creeks’ photovoltaic cells are created using a hydrogen... Read more »


...the massive maker community could help put the pressure on these companies as well. Makers tend to care about the origin of things, how they're made and by who. We're also willing to a pay a few bucks more if it's made better, lasts longer and is repairable - and... Read more »


The challenge, you're not allowed to make a SkyNet joke. Read more »


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