Maker Authors, Maker Faire

Maker Faire New York takes over the World’s Fair Grounds  for the fifth time this weekend, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 20-21, and this year it features something crazy, wild, and new: Authors. With a Make: DIY tent dedicated to highlighting our writers — from Make: Book authors to makezine staffers and editors, both... Read more »

Maximizing Your ROA (Return on Adventure)

I think we need a new measurement for tracking the success of our maker ventures, a new yardstick. I propose “Return on Adventure,” something perhaps intangible, but no less important in factoring into your “ROI.” Here’s a report on my ROA: “Excuse me sir, is this your luggage?” Without fail,... Read more »