Michael Colombo

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

Latest from Michael Colombo


"Your Projects" is a column that features some of the awesome creations our readers have been making. These projects from our readers come from the MAKE Google+ Community and beyond. Read more »


Embedded system, microcontroller, computer-on-a-chip? What should we call these awesome gadgets, anyway? Read more »

According to NASA, there's a good chance we are in the midst of a significant solar storm. Detect it with a homemade magnetometer. Read more »

MAKE Asks: is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other. Read more »

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Cliff Stoll had a problem. Lenore and Windell from Evil Mad Scientist had a solution. Read more »

Check out these funny image macros selected especially for your inner geek. Read more »


This meticulous stop-motion video shows a chair that seemingly self-assembles. Read more »