The Class We were given the chance, in two hours, to turn one piece of clothing into 200 points another piece of clothing, but hacking clothes for some reason seemed to me the least interesting thing in the world. I guess like with hardware you had to have grown up with it, to get a real … Continue reading Maker Course Week 11
Movie: The Next Black Director: David Dworsky & Victor Kohler Running time: 47 min There is, apparently, a format for these things. Maker content--books, movies, even talks--unerringly profile a couple of eccentric makers in the service of a bigger argument about the movement itself: something something about innovation, something something about social good, something something about … Continue reading REVIEW: The Next Black
The Class I'd like to dedicate this space not to a reflection of the previous week's activities, but to rebut a comment I was not able to, when time was running out. I don't remember exactly who said this, but he repeated a view rather common in the scientific community: that war can advance science, … Continue reading Maker Course Week 10
Raymond, Ruta and I tried 4 Sylvia projects, Blink, Adjustable Strobe, Riff, and The Tapper. https://youtu.be/m6CP-GJKGes
The Class A couple of years ago I tried a similar modelling software for a 3-D Studio Art class. Google's Sketchup, I think it was called. We didn't have a 3-D printer--I think my very tactile, found-object art teacher would have tried to exorcise it off of the premises--but we did use the software to begin to … Continue reading Maker Course Week 9
Complement to my review and covers a lot of things I was not able to fully articulate there. Warning for spoilers and persistent, annoying rustling noises! https://soundcloud.com/thao-huong-nguyen-96064674/book-review-makers-by-cory-doctorow
Pictured: A Poor Man's Triumphal Arch.