Make: Live premieres TONIGHT! 9pm ET/ 6pm PT

Join us this evening for the premiere of Make: Live! We’ve been Windexing the gumball machine and flossing our teeth in preparation for the show. Matt and I wanted to remind you of a few housekeeping notes:

  • Head to to watch or check out our UStream page.
  • We’ll start the broadcast with a title slide and some music a few minutes before the show, so you’ll be able to check that you’re getting visuals and sound.
  • To join the chat, you must have a UStream account (free of course) and be signed in. We recommend you do this well before the show.
  • Twitter is ok for questions too, just use tag #makelive.
  • If you can’t watch live, we’ll be archiving the show to YouTube (in bite-sized segments) and our iTunes Podcast (episodes in their entirety). We hope to have this week’s show up by Friday.
  • After the show, please send us your feedback! We set up for your suggestions, comments, and for sending us projects you want to show off on the Make: Live, of course!

Here are the details for the show tonight:

Make: Live 01 – The Arduino Episode
Wednesday January 26th, 9pm ET/6pmPT
Watch at or on UStream


Steve Hoefer – The Secret Knock Gumball Machine dispenses candies when you know the secret rhythm.

Collin Cunningham – The MidiVox shield turns an Arduino board into a programmable MIDI synthesizer.

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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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