Anubha Sacheti talks to us about her experiences on America’s Greatest Makers, working in a makerspace, and creating Grush.Continue Reading
Dan Shapiro, CEO and co-founder of Glowforge, talks with us about the impact of the Maker movement.Continue Reading
Charles Guan is an MIT alumnus, and has been making projects that have been festive and amazing over the past few years. Charles has been influential in the MIT Makerspace/club MITERS, where students create all manner of great projects. He and MITERS members have been frequent fliers at various Maker Faires, so you may already be familiar with his work.
Charles has served as a Teaching Assistant at MIT in Mechanical Engineering, helping his fellow students to fabricate the contraptions of their dreams. As a TA, he’s heard the same questions over and over, so he created some instructional documentation to make his and his fellow students’ lives easier. This was a set of lectures and handouts he called How to Build Your Robot Really Really Fast (HTBYRRRF). In more recent times, he set out to update this as a more inclusive set of building guides. Drawing from his own online documentation, he was able to codify his ideas into a thorough Instructable: How to Build Your Everything Really Really Fast, or HTBYERRF.Continue Reading
For today’s Editors’ hangout on air, MAKE staffers will talk about what hardware, make-ish gifts we gave and received and what we’re planning to make in the year to come with said gifts. Join us at 2pm PST and 5pm PST live and online right here.Continue Reading
Three months ago, Diego Porqueras, founder of Bukobot 3D printers, decided to open a brick-and-mortar 3D printing shop and hackerspace in Pasadena, Calif. We caught up with him recently to get an update on how the shop and hackerspace are going.Continue Reading
A conversation with Michael Owen, a self-made maker, handyman, and tinkerer from NY state.Continue Reading
No discussion of the sights and sounds of Maker Faire would be complete without mention of the innovative music represented.Continue Reading