Catching up with TGIMBOEJ

Catching up with TGIMBOEJ

If you haven’t been checking up on The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronic Junk (TGIMBOEJ) project in a while, there are a number of things that have been going on:

There’s a TGIMBOEJ Wiki, with box tracking, links to blog reports and Flickr sets, details on starting boxes, lists to join to get a box, etc. There are 19 boxes listed on the wiki.

There’s a TGIMBOEJ Group on Flickr.

There are “Microboxes” in circulation.

And there are TGIMBOEJs now starting to float around on other continents.

The Great Internet Migratory Box Of Electronics Junk


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. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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