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Open Hardware Summit & World Maker Faire Video

On behalf of Little Tinker and The Starship NEXIS, Chris Becker and myself migrated to NYC to attend the Open-Hardware Summit and the World Maker Faire where we explored and shared in the possibilities of this emerging industry based around creative and collaborative engineering that has the potential to impact every economy and industry.  Please enjoy… Read the full article…

A Makerspace Takes Over A Local Library

Makerspaces just might take over libraries. School of Information Studies professor Dave Lankes seems to think so. In his presentation to New York State librarians earlier this month, he asked those of us in the room to imagine libraries as places to learn and create, not consume and check out. In another talk he gave in October, he declared, “What will kill our profession is not ebooks, Amazon, or Google, but a lack of imagination.”