Make: Live Takes a Holiday

Make: Live Takes a Holiday

As you likely know, Make: Live is our bi-weekly streaming video show. We had an amazing first season and were thrilled to see that a live show about MAKE and making could be so well-received and so much fun to create. A million thanks to Becky Stern and Matt Richardson for doing such a great job of helming the show, MakerBot for graciously hosting us, Micheal Colombo for crewing, Collin Cunningham for the show music, Digi-Key, our sponsor, and all of the other folks at MAKE and beyond who made the first season such a success. And to all of our viewers and chat room contributors — you all are what made the show the most fun. I loved the fact that, during nearly every episode, at least one person in the comments would bust out with: “I love this show!”, “This is SO awesome,” or similar.

We look forward to bringing more of the awesome to future Make: Live programming. But for the moment, we’re talking a break, doing some regrouping, and figuring out what form we want a future Make: Live to take. Look for a likely reboot in the spring.

In the meantime, we’d love to get your feedback on the show. What did you like? What didn’t work for you? What would you like to see us do differently? What would be an optimum time to stream the show for you? How long should the show be? Please share your thoughts via the form below. Thanks! And look for our “On Air” light again soon!

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If you missed any of the first season episodes, you can view them all on the Make: Live page. Here’s a best-of reel for 2011:

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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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