New York

My NYC Maker Week: Hanging with Adafruit and Limor Fried

My NYC Maker Week: Hanging with Adafruit and Limor Fried

At the end of my first day of visits in NYC, I made my way to an evening meeting with Limor Fried and Phil Torrone at Adafruit. The entire Adafruit team is incredibly busy, having become one of the top manufacturing entities in New York City over the course of its 13-year existence. For that […]

Continue Reading
My NYC Maker Week: Visiting littleBits and Ayah Bdeir

My NYC Maker Week: Visiting littleBits and Ayah Bdeir

For Maker Faire New York this year, I finally made good on a promise to myself to visit my maker pals in the region. To do so I flew in a couple days early and hit the ground running. First up: littleBits and founder Ayah Bdeir. The snap-together electronic components maker launched ten years ago […]

Continue Reading
See a Light Show at Grand Central Station Celebrating Women in STEM

See a Light Show at Grand Central Station Celebrating Women in STEM

“Unseen Stars,” a light show celebrating women in STEM, will be projected onto the ceiling of Grand Central Station from September 19-21.

Continue Reading
Hello, World Maker Faire

Hello, World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire isn’t just about sculpture and robots and art and fire — it’s also about the people whose lives are changed from attending.

Continue Reading
Coming Soon To New York: An Entire 3D Printed Estate

Coming Soon To New York: An Entire 3D Printed Estate

With all the recent attention being shown to the 3D printed castle, it was brought to our attention that there is another very impressive contender in the 3D printed structures area. This isn’t a 3D printed club house, not just a 3D printed building, but rather an entire 3D printed estate including all the structures […]

Continue Reading