Mt. Elliott Maker Space brings Hackers to a Detroit Church

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Pastor Barry Randolph and Jeff Sturges talk to us about the Mt. Elliot Makerspace, which is located in the basement of the Church of the Messiah in East Detroit. The role that the church plays in the community is explained, and the bright side of urban blight is explored.

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6 thoughts on “Mt. Elliott Maker Space brings Hackers to a Detroit Church

  1. Anonymous says:

    Just to be clear, the Mt. Eliot Makerspace is *in* Detroit, not East Detroit or Eastpointe as it’s now called. Looks interesting, I’m going to have to check them out!

  2. Nate B says:

    I can’t wait to get home and watch the video! HacDC is in a church too, which struck me as outrageously weird (and more than a little uncomfortable) at first, but once I got to know the place, it felt really natural. Very cool.

  3. Rodney Abke says:

    You go Pastor Barry!!

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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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