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Tinker that Easter Cold Away!

I have spent my Easter in the company of “the flu” and the movie Tinkerbell:

I’ve now watched it four times – and have started feeling much better! 193 more words

Fantasy Film

The Tinkerer's Tool - Mechanisms

For any tinkerer, there always arises the tough decision: how do you want to make your project move?  Or, maybe you want a specific motion, but don’t know how to execute it. 145 more words


Our Maker Space

My favourite project around the house right now is creating a Maker Space in our basement.  It was previously unfinished and we’ve slowly been working on it since we moved into our home a year and a half ago. 986 more words

The Art Of Tinkering

In my quest to review new technology, I discovered a lot of gadgets.  It made me realize that there are some very creative people in this world, the “Tinkerers”.   504 more words


I made a Dust Collector - Part 1

A while back I bought a leaky air compressor for $50 because it had a good 3HP motor on it that I figured I could use someday for something, probably. 461 more words


Losing Experimental Edtech Value from IPython Notebooks Because of New Security Policies?

Just like the way VLEs locked down what those who wanted to try to stuff out could do with educational websites, usually on the grounds of “security”, so a chunk of lightweight functionality with possible educational value that I was about to start to exploring inside IPython notebooks has been locked out by the… 1,073 more words


Build, Tinker, Hack

On Wednesday, April 9  Agency by Design project manager Jennifer Ryan and I teamed up to host back to back workshops at the 2014 Learning Environments for Tomorrow… 505 more words