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My 15-Year Quest to Make the Ultimate DIY Coffee Roaster

My 15-Year Quest to Make the Ultimate DIY Coffee Roaster

One man’s 15-year quest to build — and rebuild, and rebuild — the ultimate DIY coffee roaster

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Maker Faire Cairo

Cairo Celebrates 7 Years of Maker Faire Magic

This week Maker Faire Cairo—the biggest gathering in Egypt for makers, inventors, creatives, and technologists—is back for its 7th year. Typically, DIY enthusiasts of all ages and from all backgrounds gather on the grounds of the American University and put on an amazing show & tell complete with musical performance, battle bots, wild cosplay, and […]

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Maker Spotlight: Stefan Hermann of CNC Kitchen

Maker Spotlight: Stefan Hermann of CNC Kitchen

First and last name Stefan Hermann Where are you located?  Germany What is your day job?  Metal Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer Youtube Channel | Patreon What kinds of stuff do you make?  3D Printing Stuff, Material Tests and 3D Printing Research How did you get started making stuff?  Bought a book about Arduino, purchased a […]

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Emotion and Empathy Are Glue for Makers

Emotion and Empathy Are Glue for Makers

In 2020, Dr. Andreea Gorbatai and two co-authors published a research paper in the journal Organization Science titled: “Making Space for Emotions: Empathy, Contagion, and Legitmacy’s Double-Edged Sword.” It’s about the maker movement and what holds it together. It turns out, it’s not skills and tools as much as it is emotions and empathy — […]

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If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

If You’re Into 3D Printing, You Need To Be Watching CNC Kitchen

The CNC Kitchen channel, run by Stefan, is a treasure trove of tests and real data surrounding many 3d printing topics

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Announcing The Winners Of Our “May The 4th” Cosplay and Droid Contest

Announcing The Winners Of Our “May The 4th” Cosplay and Droid Contest

When we announced our Star Wars themed contest, along with NVIDIA, we knew we were going to be in for a difficult time deciding on a winner. There are so many great projects out there with incredible documentation and stunning results! We were not let down by the entries. If you haven’t checked them out […]

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