What’s a Hackerspace? Mitch Altman Explains (video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Efo6aJDmV-g?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=600&h=367

Mitch Altman, founder of NoiseBridge hackerspace in San Francisco, talks at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 about how spaces like his are allowing creative expression all over the world. Hackers at NoiseBridge conduct biology experiments and hacked a wheelchair to be controlled by computer, phone, and even one’s own brain waves.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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