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The Takers are Winning

You have seen this before. In the USA, the takers are rapidly outpacing the makers. CNS news had a new article on this today. The takers outnumber the makers 1.7:1. 64 more words


A New Way to Teach and Learn Science: Public Lab's DIY Spectrometer Workshop Inspired Makers in Taiwan 美國公共實驗室DIY光譜儀工作坊來台

New foldable spectrometer packaging

Words by Yahsin Huang

Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science開放科技與科學公共實驗室(簡稱Public Lab)的共同創辦人Liz Barry今年(2014年)4月11日晚間八點至十點於台北國際藝術村TAV(Taipei Artist Village)咖啡廳露天區舉辦小型DIY製作桌上型光譜儀(Desktop Spectrometer)動手做玩科學工作坊。

今年4月12日於中央研究院人文社會科學館落幕的OSDC(Open Source Developers’ Conference)開源開發者大會擔任開幕重量級講者的Liz Barry(講題”How Public Lab Collaborates to Make Environmental Science Something Anyone Can Do”),4月11日研討會首發演講完的當天晚上特意撥空帶領DIY桌上型光譜儀工作坊,現場吸引十來位喜愛動手玩科學又掌握第一手活動資訊的朋友參加! 211 more words


Printoo paper-thin modules bring solar power, sensing and more to 3D printing and wearable devices

Super-thin, flexible electronics are here. Portuguese startup Ynvisible wants to make sure they make the jump from the lab to tinkerers’ hands as soon as possible, starting today with a series of paper-thin, Arduino compatible modules… 286 more words

Internet Of Things

Science at the HeART of Summerhall

Throughout the Science Festival, Summerhall has hosted the Sci-Art Trail, a series of exhibitions and installations showcasing the work of artists who are inspired by science in some shape or form. 159 more words

Maker Focus: Taste of Jewellery

Scottish Jewellers Leanne Evans and Scarlett Erskine are presenting a ‘create your own silver ring workshop‘ at the Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire. They will teach you the basic skills of jewellery making while you make your very own silver ring to take home! 115 more words

Help us Build our Maker Community!

The creative DIY entrepreneurial community has grown considerably on the Florida west coast over the last few years, due in no small measure to celebratory showcase events  like… 308 more words

Gulf Coast Makers Festival

Adafruit builds a smart (Yún) measuring cup

Adafruit’s Tony DiCola has put together a detailed tutorial explaining how to build a smart measuring cup that displays the volume of liquid in a real time on a web page. 563 more words