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Aram Bartholl presents works that further blur the line between where real life ends and virtual life begins Read more »

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The Makerspace Operations Bootcamp is a 5-day, intensive course on the systems and documents that Maker Works uses for smooth, safe, and sustainable operation of their makerspace. Owners Tom Root and Dale Grover, along with Maker Works staff, will cover: • Documents that guide a business • Operational tools for... Read more »

It's great to see the Life Size Mousetrap four months later on an opposite coast. I can track the path of the ball in my mind already.

Life Size Mousetrap have taken a childhood game and turned it into a sideshow spectacle that any carny would be proud to be a part of. An impressively giant Rube Goldberg machine, music, dancing, clowns and much good humor make this a show you don't want to miss. Read more »

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A raw and real look at the challenges of startup success experienced by MakerBot and Formlabs. Read more »

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Learners and teachers have so many free options at their fingertips, we find that fewer are buying the higher-priced software. Just like with all kinds of making, with software these days you can do a lot with a little. Years ago, the costs of new software, especially those used by... Read more »

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Build a light theremin into a musical noisemaker with Weekend Projects. This project combines a 555 timer, light-dependent resistor, LED, speaker, and some basic components into a battery-powered synth that's easy to assemble and fun to play. Read more »

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    When I was a kid I had an Erector set, Size 8 ½, and learned how to build mechanical projects the hard way. There were no step-by-step instructions, no snap together parts, no video tutorials, just a bunch of really cool drawings and 169 nuts and bolts. I... Read more »

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