Maker Authors, Maker Faire

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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 »

Chris Anderson on EconTalk

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On his last day as editor-in-chief of Wired magazine Chris talked with Russ Roberts about his personal journey to becoming a manufacturer of drones, his transition to CEO of 3DRobotics, and the ideas put forth in his latest book Makers: The New Industrial Revolution. Chris brings clarity to important ideas... Read more »

Steampunk Webcast

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Steampunk fans won't want to miss 'Vintage Tomorrows' authors Brian David Johnson and James Carrott's webcas this Friday, November 30, at 10am PT. They'll be talking about what Steampunk (as a genre, movement, lifestyle, and philosophy) teaches us about the ways people are thinking about their relationships with technology. Read more »

Backyard Ballistics Returns With a 2nd Edition

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Our friend Bill Gurstelle is dropping an updated version of Backyard Ballistics, one of his trademark flingin’ books and one of his earlier works that made his name as the go-to man for catapulting and exploding. This bestselling guide has been expanded and updated, enabling ordinary folks to construct even... Read more »

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