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Make:cast – Find Your Next Adventure

Make:cast – Find Your Next Adventure

David Lang, author of Zero to Maker, and co-founder of OpenROV, recently decided to stop doing what he had been doing for years and begin looking for something new, looking for his next adventure. During a pandemic, it seems hard to think about your next adventure. Yet I suspect that many are thinking about what’s next, and preparing ourselves for a new challenge. David says it’s just as scary this time as it was back when he walked into TechShop not knowing anything about being a maker. He seems to be following his interest in science and how scientists can learn from the maker movement. There is a need to encourage participation by more amateur scientists — people who do science because it is an adventure, rather than a career.

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More Twists In The Story of TechShop: 2.0 Agreement Cancelled

More Twists In The Story of TechShop: 2.0 Agreement Cancelled

The ongoing saga that is TechShop continues to face twists and turns as the Memorandum of Understanding is cancelled.

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Maker Pro News: TechShop to Reopen, Custom Printed Shoes, Maker Faire Shenzhen and More

Maker Pro News: TechShop to Reopen, Custom Printed Shoes, Maker Faire Shenzhen and More

Catch up on TechShop’s scheduled reopening, Maker Faire Shenzhen’s refocused efforts to highlight professional makers, and more.

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TechShop’s New Owner Discusses Future Plans

TechShop’s New Owner Discusses Future Plans

The interview goes into their ideas for necessary changes to the company, possible options for previous members with lifetime memberships, their background with Sunflower Wind, an interesting connection to CIA chief Mike Pompeo, and more.

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TechShop To Reopen Locations Through Asset Acquisition

TechShop To Reopen Locations Through Asset Acquisition

The recently shuttered chain of workshops has reached an agreement with a third party to acquire all company assets, announcing plans to re-open as many stores as possible, as soon as possible.

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Maker Pro News: Reviving Local Manufacturing, Mourning TechShop, and More

Maker Pro News: Reviving Local Manufacturing, Mourning TechShop, and More

There’s talk, from local town meetings to the highest national policy circles, of how to revive the domestic manufacturing economy

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If Your Local TechShop Closed, Here Are Some Resources For You

If Your Local TechShop Closed, Here Are Some Resources For You

Find local groups, spaces, and programs

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