Best of 2012: 10 Most Popular Posts of the Year


What proves to be popular on the MAKE blog is always hard to predict. You put something up that you think will break big, and it fizzles, and then you post something you think is just kinda cool and it goes viral. Here are the top ten most popular posts... Read more »

Best of 2012: Arduino Projects

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As 2012 concludes, let’s look back at all the cool Arduino projects that we’ve featured on the site. There were a ton! We’ve been big fans of the Arduino since its release, and there are hundreds of posts on the blog as a testament to this love affair–with more to... Read more »

Best of 2012: Maker Shed Top Products


It's been another record breaking year here in the Maker Shed, and we owe it all to everyone who purchased a kit, microcontroller, PDF or anything else from us in 2012. Thousands of orders were shipped from our warehouse in Sebastopol, California to makers all over the globe! Ever wonder... Read more »

Best of 2012: MAKE Video


This year saw the launch of several new MAKE video series that we're really proud of, namely Make: Believe, profiling makers bringing the fantasy worlds of games, movies, and other fiction into the physical world, and DiResta, a twice monthly peek over the shoulder of master maker Jimmy DiResta as... Read more »

Best of 2012: Weekend Projects


A look back at 2012's Weekend Projects, which have included battery-less and battery-powered transmission to making our own bass guitar and a powered amp to hear it on. We explored Arduino using multiple types of input sensors, and breadboarded basic motor controllers and portable pocket repeat games, among other exciting... Read more »

Dublin Mini Maker Faire: Dig the Scene


Check out this fantastic video romp through the first-ever Irish Maker Faire: Dublin Mini Maker Faire. Hosted at Science Gallery on July 14, the event showcased more than 40 makers, and entertained over 5,000 attendees.  The video captures a great range of making:  robots, wearable sculpture, a personal space shuttle,... Read more »