D.C. Denison, technology editor of The Boston Globe, is catching up on his sleep after launching (with free WiFi activist Michael Oh) two WiFi-enabled "Pulse Points" in Boston, each one loaded with interactive hyper-, micro-, nano-local content. Six more are scheduled to go live by the end of the year.
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Welcome to the Fab Lab
Neil Gershenfeld shows us that personal fabrication can be fabulous. The teacher of MIT's course "How to Make (Almost) Anything" gives us a tour of the Boston fab lab, one of a growing network of field labs all over the world.
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Sparqs founder Tim Panagos discusses the inspiration and implementation behind his "Extreme DIY Industrial Arts Club," which has since sadly had to shut its doors due to lack of funding. Sparqs was housed in a warehouse space supplied with equipment like plasma cutters, welding rigs, and table saws, intended to be rented out to small businesses and inventors by day and hobbyists at night and on weekends.
by D.C. Denison; October 04, 2005