Make: Live’s Ultimate Kit Episode (preview video)

Make: Live’s Ultimate Kit Episode (preview video)

Join us Wednesday evening for the next episode of Make: Live, our streaming show and tell! This episode is our Ultimate Kit Episode, in honor of the new Special Issue of MAKE, The Ultimate Kit Guide.

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Make: Live 20 – Ultimate Kit Episode
Wednesday November 9th, 9pm ET/6pm PT
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On this episode:

Guest host Ariel Churi
While Becky’s out of town, it’s exciting to have Sparkle Labs‘ Ariel Churi guest hosting the show with Matt. Sparkle Labs makes electronics kits with superb design and documentation, and will show off their latest in studio.

Make Labs Interns
Make Labs interns will show us some of the kits they tested out for The Ultimate Kit Guide, including a backyard trebuchet and a kit for interfacing your Android phone with Arduino.

Michael Schrage – Economist at MIT
MIT Research Fellow Michael Schrage will be in studio to talk about “Kitonomics 101” and how we, as kit builders and hackers, can drive innovation in technology.

Craft Kits
Becky calls in from MAKE HQ in Sebastopol, CA with Brookelynn Morris to talk about cool craft kits, from needle felting to celebrity paint-by-number.

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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