I met Dale Dougherty at the very first OuiShare Fest back in May 2013, where his heartfelt way of talking about the human aspects of making moved me to tears. Fast forward three years, when this baby arrives on the scene. The book is packed with stories of the quirky, playful world of makers. It’s… Read More A new baby: Free to Make
POC21 projects Faircap and Sunzilla and Showerloop have had a baby: a solar-powered water-purification plant that fits in a backpack and can filter enough water for 100 people. Man, I am so proud to know these people.
Artist David Hale made my list of One I Watch some time back, and since receiving his Thanksgiving email yesterday I’m moved to share this part of it with my world (you’re welcome!): The process of making and sharing art is a lot like dying. Like a deep exhale, trusting that air will inevitably… Read More Gratitudegiving from David Hale
This video– and the Indiegogo funding campaign– is for Marc Roth’s awesome project to connect homeless folks in San Francisco to the Maker Movement. Then there’s this wonderful reflection about Marc’s project from David Lang, who’s writing a book about losing his job and discovering Making: “My year of making – the whole “Zero to… Read More Makers + Homeless = Success Story