Get Retro with our LIVE Make: Magazine Volume 89 Launch Party!

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Get Retro with our LIVE Make: Magazine Volume 89 Launch Party!

In Make: Volume 89, we look back at our technological past to see what fresh fun we can uncover! From handheld console hacking to giving old PCs state-of-the-art superpowers, we find new delight in old gear. As we do with each new issue, we’ll be holding a member-exclusive Launch Party on Thursday, May 23rd, at 7pm Easterm, which you can register for right now!

Webinar registration for this event is exclusively for premium subscribers of Make:, but it will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on your chance to chat with our expert panel and editorial team, as well a join us for the virtual after-party!

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David bought his first Arduino in 2007 as part of a Roomba hacking project. Since then, he has been obsessed with writing code that you can touch. David fell in love with the original Pebble smartwatch, and even more so with its successor, which allowed him to combine the beloved wearable with his passion for hardware hacking via its smartstrap functionality. Unable to part with his smartwatch sweetheart, David wrote a love letter to the Pebble community, which blossomed into Rebble, the service that keeps Pebbles ticking today, despite the company's demise in 2016. When he's not hacking on wearables, David can probably be found building a companion bot, experimenting with machine learning, growing his ever-increasing collection of dev boards, or hacking on DOS-based palmtops from the 90s.

Find David on Mastodon at and to a far lesser extent on Twitter at @IShJR.

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