Hacked Maker’s Notebooks at the Faire
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Above are some are the hacked Maker’s Notebook we have on display at Maker Faire Austin. The top one has a computer keyboard membrane on the cover and uses the membrane’s ribbon connector as a latch closure. The magnetic catch and metal strip can be seen in the second image. The third image is Marc de Vinck’s Notebook with an embedded cellphone screen, displaying a library of all of the Maker’s Notebook stickers (for when you can’t decide WHICH sticker you want on your cover). Can you figure out which is the virtual sticker? The last one is the steampunk’d Maker’s Notebook, de rigueur for airship captain’s everywhere. (Pardon the crude phonecam pics.)

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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