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10 Maker Spaces In The USA For Hardware Startups

10 Maker Spaces In The USA For Hardware Startups | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Read about 10 great maker spaces in the USA that would help hardware enthusiasts and entrepreneurs looking towards successful startups
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The 'Kernel,' Your Community's Cross-Generational Makerspace Ecosystem

The 'Kernel,' Your Community's Cross-Generational Makerspace Ecosystem | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“Beth Jacob is a New Orleans architect and historian whose research specializes in the historic preservation and adaptive reuse of New Orleans’ public markets. Jacob found that these markets and public spaces did more than just offer a space for communities to buy staples. They were true neighborhood places that served as anchors that attracted other businesses to the area as well as providing a physical space for civic discussion.”

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Makerspace: Towards a New Civic Infrastructure ...

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Makerspaces are at once an emerging architectural and institutional typology and a manifestation of the so-called sharing economy. But will they last? | E-learning

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Makerspace: Towards a New Civic Infrastructure

Makerspace: Towards a New Civic Infrastructure | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Makerspaces are at once an emerging architectural and institutional typology and a manifestation of the so-called sharing economy. But will they last?

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Makerspaces and STEM Education Ardusat Webinar

Learn about how Ardusat is engaging students in STEM and data science using Arduinos, sensors, and the Ardusat Experiment Platform. Here are some links ...
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Makerspaces in School Libraries

Makerspaces in School Libraries: An IGNITE presentation for LSC 531 at the University of Rhode Island. Link to my Libguide to follow within the next week ...
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Michel Bauwens: “Makerspaces are the nurseries of collaborative models”

Michel Bauwens: “Makerspaces are the nurseries of collaborative models” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In “Saving the World”, theorist Michel Bauwens defends his optimistic vision of the P2P, on the brink of revolutionizing production and society.
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Maker-space movement touches down in Indy - Indianapolis Business Journal

Maker-space movement touches down in Indy - Indianapolis Business Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The corner of Brookside Avenue and 10th Street, just off Massachusetts Avenue, could soon be the center of what city planners hope is a model to address industrial blight.
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Why DIY Public Spaces Are Starting to Take Off in Turkey

Why DIY Public Spaces Are Starting to Take Off in Turkey | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Locals enjoying a prototype platform anchored off the Turkish city of İzmir last fall.
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UFG Makerspace | URBAN FARMING GUYS' Fundraiser on CrowdRise

UFG Makerspace | URBAN FARMING GUYS' Fundraiser on CrowdRise | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Woohoo!!! We fully reached our $31k match!!! 9 Days and some serious momentum toward our 200k goal. Happy New Year!!! Video update coming soon.

Who we are:

The Urban Farming Guys are a passionate band of pioneers working and living fully immersed in one of the most dangerous inner city zip-codes in the U.S. 64127 in the urban core of Kansas City. Beginning with no money, & no buildings , we began to pour our lives into hundreds of youth within walking distance of our inner-city h
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Makerspace vs Fablab vs Hackerspace - Maker High w/ Jonathan & Hexlab - YouTube

We said we weren't going to upload again until January, but we hit 100 subscribers before we knew it! To say thank you, here's a bonus clip from our upcoming...
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Seeing Spaces

What if we designed a new kind of "maker space" -- a space that isn't just for putting pieces together, but also for seeing and understanding a project's behavior in powerful ways?

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Made in China: Makerspaces and the search for mass innovation | Nesta

Made in China: Makerspaces and the search for mass innovation | Nesta | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This report analyses the trends that are driving the maker movement in China, based on a survey of almost 100 makerspaces.
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Are fablabs and makerspaces hacks of the post-PC era ? — The Open Air Factory.

Are fablabs and makerspaces hacks of the post-PC era ? - The Open Air Factory. - Medium

If we look back at the personal computing developments, here is what we may learn for it at the age of fablabs. Makerspa…

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Fablab’s Powers of Ten and the erosion of ‘makerspace'

Fablab’s Powers of Ten and the erosion of ‘makerspace' | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Neil Gershenfeld uses the phrase ‘Powers of Ten’ for the scale and size of fablabs. A fablab being a makerspace with a certain minimum palette of machines and one that adheres to the fabcharter.

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Which Tools for Tomorrow’s Makerspace by HOANG ANH PHAN from FABLAB SAIGON

Hoang Anh Phan from Fablab Saigon (https://fablabsaigon.wordpress.com/) discusses possible tools for makerspaces of tomorrow @innovASEAN SEA ...
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TechShop Launches Their New Maker Space Academy

TechShop Launches Their New Maker Space Academy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the prices drop and accessibility to 3D printing technology and robotics increases, there has been a quiet revolution in schools throughout the world. The growing demand and need for STEAM education is opening...
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Michel Bauwens: “Makerspaces are the nurseries of collaborative models”

Michel Bauwens: “Makerspaces are the nurseries of collaborative models” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In “Saving the World”, theorist Michel Bauwens defends his optimistic vision of the P2P, on the brink of revolutionizing production and society.
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The makerspace is the next open source frontier - opensource.com

The makerspace is the next open source frontier - opensource.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the same way open source has spawned millions of careers and thousands of companies, imagine the opportunity with openness applied to products.
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Makerspace Essentials - Cardboard ~ Engage Their Minds ~ by Terry Eichholz

Makerspace Essentials - Cardboard ~ Engage Their Minds ~ by Terry Eichholz | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Obviously, you don’t need money to add cardboard to your maker space.  If you time things just right, you can get plenty of donations. The beginning and end of the school year will yield donations from teachers who are unpacking or cleaning out.

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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources | OEDB.org | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and le
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Makerspace Profile: KC Open Hardware | Initial State

Makerspace Profile: KC Open Hardware | Initial State | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We’re fortunate to connect with some remarkable individuals and organizations in the IoT world. Meet KC Open Hardware in Kansas City, MO.
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▶ Farmin' in The Hood 2 - YouTube

Everything from Urban Agriculture to Robotics and a huge basement full of Aquaponic growing. A 20K Square ft Laboratory that will change the game for the inner city youth of Lykins Neighborhood.

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Makerspaces

Makerspaces | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A “makerspace” is an area in a library where users can use tools and equipment to design, build, and create all sorts of different things.
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