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Phil Shapiro

Phil Shapiro is a maker and media maker in the Washingon DC area. He loves open sourcedigital storytelling and fixing up donated computers to deliver to people who need them. He can be reached at pshapiro@his.com and on Twitter @philshapiro.

Latest from Phil Shapiro

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Lawrence Lessig is one of the most astute systems thinkers on the planet. Carnegie Mellon student Jordan Harrison decided to help bring Lessig's ideas alive visually, with this video. Read more »

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The next generation of Scratch programming guidebooks are appearing on the scene and this one is a keeper. Read more »

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Little Rock, Arkansas, is showing how multiple stakeholders can be involved in launching a makerspace. Read more »

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What are the best techniques for locating the smart and creative people on Twitter Read more »

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Pete Seeger was a maker - a music maker and a justice maker. Read more »

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Makers relish spontaneity because good ideas should not be deferred. Read more »

Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

We need to move schools to a making curriculum to make learning more humane and to reduce the dropout rate. Read more »