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Goli Mohammadi

Goli Mohammadi

I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

I was an editor for the first 40 volumes of MAKE. The maker movement provides me with endless inspiration, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. Covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made.

Contact me at snowgoli (at) gmail (dot) com.

Latest from Goli Mohammadi

day of the dead

We spied this amazing Day of the Dead costume online today. The dress is skillfully made of “cups, plates, and plastic utensils,” and it looks like the suit is made of garbage bags. Not sure how “recycled” the materials are, but a great re-imagining of those form factors nonetheless. Do... Read more »

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Vancouver-based artist, maker, and educator Emily Smith is a woman on a mission to unite the makers in her community. Four years ago, she took it upon herself to get folks together to create the first Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. We spoke with Emily to find out what inspired her,... Read more »

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based artist Nicole Magne makes some of our favorite Halloween costumes on the web. Her fun, innovative designs are a perfect blend of art and engineering, and she revels in a good challenge. Read more »

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Sonoma County, Calif., makers came out in full force for a day of family-friendly fun at the Santa Rosa Mini Maker Faire today. Organized by Sonoma Family Life Magazine and held at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, the Faire had many makers exhibiting indoors, as well as a... Read more »

Dewey self port

Philadelphia-based fourth grade science teacher Michael Carroll just finished writing his first novel about a 12-year-old kid detective named Dewey Mac, who loves science and making, titled Dewey Mac, Kid Detective and Inventor. Aimed at third through sixth graders, the book chronicles the tales of Dewey and his friend Ched,... Read more »

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UK-based artist Hetain Patel's first car was a 1988 Ford Fiesta handed down from his father. In his first sculptural work, a collaboration with his father and brother, he reconstructs a similar vehicle into a Transformer-like figure. Read more »

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San Francisco-based Hackbright Academy offers 10-week software engineering fellowships for women, and last weekend, on October 5, they hosted their first female-focused hardware hackathon called Silicon Chef. Read more »