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Plan C Live: Design, Make, Protect — A Survey Of Maker Response In 2020

In 2020, makers responded to the crisis of Covid-19 and produced millions of units of PPE, getting them into the hands those who needed them most. This intensive and extensive effort called on preexisting networks and built new ones. The maker community centralized and distributed designs through open source repositories, […] Read more on MAKE The...

Tackle The Worlds Biggest Problems At The Festival of Urgent Reinventions

The Festival of Urgent Reinventions (aka F.O.U.R.) is a free two-day virtual experience streaming live on February 4-5. Part conference, part competition, F.O.U.R. combines talks, workshops, and actionable briefs that tackle the world’s most urgent and systematic issues. Each brief has been thoroughly crafted by four prominent changemakers who focus...

This Week In Maker Classes: Playing With Data, Lasers, and MicroBit

MakerCampus is growing quickly and the classes we are lining up are very exciting. We’ve got something for everyone! This week you’ll have opportunities to mash data around in interesting ways, Learn how to make cool stuff on a laser cutter, and explore the capabilities of the Micro:Bit. Playing With […] Read more on MAKE The post This Week In Maker...

Maker (Faire Producer) Spotlight: Elise & Adam Spontarelli

"Join your local makerspace. You’ll grow, and as a result, help others grow." Read more on MAKE The post Maker (Faire Producer) Spotlight: Elise & Adam Spontarelli appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

How To Make Laser Cut Maps Of Your City

I’ve seen laser cut maps many times, and always like the way they look. Being a person who makes things all the time, I often spend a moment or two running through the process of creation in my mind. These things can look deceptively simple. Once you start breaking down […] Read more on MAKE The post How To Make Laser Cut Maps Of Your City appeared...

Raspberry Pi Announces $4 “Pico” Microcontroller with Custom Chip, Collaborations with Arduino, Adafruit, and Others

Raspberry Pi enters the microcontroller world with its first custom-chip board, and they're bringing in a number of other companies to use it too. Read more on MAKE The post Raspberry Pi Announces $4 “Pico” Microcontroller with Custom Chip, Collaborations with Arduino, Adafruit, and Others appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

Open Source Hardware Certifications For December 2020

Happy new year to all! As we know 2020 was a hard year for many of us. We can hope the new year 2021 will be brighter and joyful. In December 2020, we had 211 pieces of certified hardware. 198 of those were from Sparkfun – kudos to them. Sparkfun […] Read more on MAKE The post Open Source Hardware Certifications For December 2020 appeared first on...

Bringing Rocket League To Life With A Jumping Car

In a bizarre twist of art imitating life, then life imitating art, someone has created one of the acrobatic radio controlled cars from the video game Rocket League, in real life. If you’re unfamiliar, Rocket League is a video game where you control a car, to play soccer. I know, […] Read more on MAKE The post Bringing Rocket League To Life With A...

A Timelapse Rig Fit For A House Plant

Timelapse videos have a magical feeling to them. The ability to sit back and watch time fly by lets us see patterns and movements we would normally be completely oblivious to. In this case Jordan, from I Want To Make, shows us how to create a timelapse rig for a […] Read more on MAKE The post A Timelapse Rig Fit For A House Plant appeared first on...

Plan C Live: The State Of Play

"Play is important in and of itself." Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: The State Of Play appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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