Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

Latest from Sean Michael Ragan

MAKE CEO Dale Dougherty greets fairgoers just before the gates opened.

Come one, come all. The original Maker Faire Bigtop has thrown open its flaps! Cue up the circuit-bent marching bands, switch on the robo-clowns, rev up the art cars. It’s time for Maker Faire! Read more »

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Andrew "bunnie" Huang backed Formlabs' 2012 Kickstarter for the Form 1 liquid resin (SLA) printer and just scored a pre-release beta unit through his connect with Neoteny Labs.vAnd, naturally, the first thing he did was tear it apart. Read more »

Pensa is a twelve-member NY-based design consultancy founded in 2005 by Marco Perry and Kathy Larchian. They’ve done product design work with major brands like OXO and Samsung mobile, and first appeared on our radar back in May of last year, when they first announced plans to develop a low-cost,... Read more »

Engine, Powered, ISO Left

Daniel Hutchinson of Alpharetta, GA, is the front man for Atlanta-based HYREL 3D, a startup launched in November through a highly successful Kickstarter campaign. The idea behind their HighlY-RELiable 3D printer design is to provide an open-platform fused-filament system that does not cost as much as "industrial" machines, but requires... Read more »

02/17: Plywood Secret Compartment, Yi Ting Ching (link)

To celebrate the publication of my little Door-Top Stash project in MAKE Vol 34, I've rounded up a pseudorandom smattering of some of my favorite secret-stash posts from our online archives. Some of these link to MAKE page, some like to outside content, and some (in a few cases where... Read more »