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This Week’s Recode Decode Podcast: Kara Swisher Talks Making with Dale Dougherty and Mike Senese

This Week’s Recode Decode Podcast: Kara Swisher Talks Making with Dale Dougherty and Mike Senese

A couple weeks ago Dale and I visited the Vox studios in San Francisco to be part of Kara Swisher‘s great podcast, Recode Decode, which published this week. In it we run through the history of the maker movement, but more importantly, talk about the opportunities it has since opened up and how it continues […]

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What’s the Point of Making Something You Could Buy?

What’s the Point of Making Something You Could Buy?

Why we make the things we make and why making versus buying is far more than just a question of cost and time.

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Live from MakerCon — An Interview with Bethany Koby

Live from MakerCon — An Interview with Bethany Koby

Talking to Bethany Koby about her argument that the ownership of technology changes the relationship between young people and the technology they have built rather than bought.

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Maker Profile: The Playfully Abnormal World Of Dominic Wilcox

Maker Profile: The Playfully Abnormal World Of Dominic Wilcox

We’ve featured the remarkable work of Dominic Wilcox here on the Make: blog in the past, but now a short documentary called “The Reinvention of Normal” from filmmaker Liam Saint-Pierre gives us a glimpse into the extraordinary mind behind the work. In addition to showcasing several of his works in action, the video also gives us […]

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Making stuff with SplatForm at the Edinburgh mini Maker Faire

Making stuff with SplatForm at the Edinburgh mini Maker Faire

I talked to Evan Lind—the inventor of SplatForm, a new free-form social toy system—about it, and what it’s actually supposed to be for, and how he came up with the idea in the first place.

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Boost Your BeagleBone Black with Breakout Board

Boost Your BeagleBone Black with Breakout Board

Making a PCB is easier than you might expect.

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