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Putting Linux on a Payphone Is Like Giving a Mouse a Cookie

Putting Linux on a Payphone Is Like Giving a Mouse a Cookie

This project simply wanted more and more and more

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Maker Pro Newsletter #9

Maker Pro Newsletter #9

“To not be amazed is to be numb to the technology of our day.” From the editors of MAKE magazine, The Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, innovators, along with technology and market trends.

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A month of hackerspaces

A month of hackerspaces

Bilal is heading off for a month-long adventure exploring the hackerspaces of America. We will be documenting the projects they make, and recording the change inducing social movement that’s spreading across the USA. Maker/Hackerspaces come in all sorts of packages and flavors, each with it’s own quirks. Let’s figure out how they tick, what goes […]

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Video doc highlights Montreal hackers

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOTw_PkK_SU&en&fs=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&ap=%2526fmt%3D18] “Repurpose”, an awesome little documentary short by Jack Oatmon. The video is centered around Montreal’s Foulab hardware hacking group and aims to introduce the hackerspace concept to newcomers. Why are more and more hobbyists experimenting with hacks and circuit bends? What relationship does this imply about consumer society and technological advancement? Is this […]

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