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Jason Kennedy and Donnell Layne of Moreno Valley College

Growing into the Future: The Makerspace at Moreno Valley College

What a makerspace at Moreno Valley College can do for community college students and faculty Donnell Layne and Jason Kennedy developed the iMake Innovation Center Makerspace at Moreno Valley College in Southern California, an Hispanic-serving community college in Riverside. They talk about developing the space to meet the needs of students and faculty as well […]

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Assemble in Pittsburg

Making Creative Space with Assemble’s Nina Barbuto

Assemble is a leading example of a community-oriented makerspace focused on the needs of youth, providing summer and afterschool programming that is fun, expressive and personal.  Nina Barbuto, the founder and director of Assemble, which serves youth and adults in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Make:cast – Experiential Learning at NJIT

Make:cast – Experiential Learning at NJIT

Daniel Brateris is Director of Experiential Learning at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey. We talk about the practice of hands on learning and its value to students in engineering. He was responsible for building out the manufacturing and makerspace facilities at NJIT. Daniel also mentions the social value of these spaces […]

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Rose Hedges

What Nurses Make in a Hospital Makerspace

“I knew nurses were making because I did it myself” – Rose Hedges Rose Hedges of UnityPoint Health in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Anna Young of Maker Health join me to talk about how a makerspace on the first floor of a hospital has created opportunities for nurses and other medical staff to prototype solutions […]

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The Story of Voron Design with Maks Zolin

The Story of Voron Design

Maks Zolin wanted to build a better, faster printer that was also quieter. He set out building the Voron printer in his garage but he ended up deciding that he didn’t want to run a 3D printer company. So, he open sourced his work and invited others to collaborate with him. That’s how Voron Design […]

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Debra Ansell's Colorful Orbs

Obsessed with Colorful Orbs

Maker and educator, Debra Ansell is my guest on this episode of Make:cast. She is obsessed with orbs– colorful, LED orbs and she shows us how to build a brightly lit orb in the new issue of Make Magazine. Debra and I talk about the process of developing her orb project. She also talks about […]

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Tim Keller at Inventopia

Santa Needs Maker Microfactories

A conversation with Tim Keller of Inventopia in Davis, CA Podcast Video Transcript You can imagine how it is at the North Pole this time of year. The elves are overworked and they’re running behind. Getting all the required materials to the North Pole is really hard with the supply chain problems. And then Santa […]

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