Make: Talk #005 Part Deux Over w/ Tom Igoe


I borked last week’s show 15 minutes into it. Amazingly, we were in the process of talking about failure and embracing it, learning from it. So we kept the episode. Listen to the brief discussion and then hear me muttering to himself as I try to fix my screw-up. Hilarity ensues. So, THIS week, we’ll finish talking to Tom Igoe, one of the developers of Arduino (and I’ll try not to hit any wrong buttons).

We’ll also present some news from the world of making, and our favorite tricks, tips, and tools of the week. Be sure to call in for prizes that we’ll award during the program! The number is (646) 915-8698.

Make: Talk on BlogTalkRadio

Make: Talk episode #005 (the Failure episode)

4 thoughts on “Make: Talk #005 Part Deux Over w/ Tom Igoe

  1. Randall Bohn says:

    Seriously, I can’t hear half of the participants without risking deafness when the other half chime in.

  2. Gareth Branwyn says:

    There are no level controls, no way to see or adjust volumes. We don’t know what the levels are like until the show is over.

    We’re doing our best to deal with this but it’s a rampant problem on these BlogTalk shows. Every show is a crap shot, depending on what hardware callers are using, their phone services, current service conditions, etc. We’ll keep working on it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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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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