Forbes goes gaga over DIY

Forbes goes gaga over DIY

Forbes has a major package on the Maker/DIY movement with profiles of Tim O’Reilly and Dale Dougherty, Saul Griffith (top photo) of Squid Labs, Neil Gershenfeld (middle photo) of Fab Lab, Reshma Shetty (bottom photo) of Ginkgo BioWorks, Jim Newton of TechShop, Peter Semmelhack of Bug Labs, and others, illustrated how-tos, how-to videos with Eric Wilhelm of Instructables, coverage of Maker Faire, kit makers, and lots more.

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3 thoughts on “Forbes goes gaga over DIY

  1. hank williams says:

    boooo. this pile is gonna start to stink soon if someone doesn’t toss it.

  2. samurai1200 says:

    lol @ hank —

    while this article proved completely uninteresting to the likes of me, a many-times-a-day reader of hackaday, hackszine and makezine blogs, this mass exposure to DIY culture could begin the downfall of the death grip certain companies (namely those named after fruit) have on the consumer electronics market.

    or not.

  3. Phillip Torrone says:

    what’s with the negative here? you’d think folks would be thrilled that the DIY movement is getting coverage outside the same old circles?

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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