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Open Source Hardware and Maker Spaces Make Sense for Libraries

Open Source Hardware and Maker Spaces Make Sense for Libraries | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it

Griffey showed many examples where Arduino-based hardware cost a third or even a tenth of retail goods.  Assuredly some had added features and may have been more aesthetically pleasing, but even this customization is likely not far in the future, and as the software is open source, it can be modified to meet individual needs.  


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Most Interesting Makerspaces in America

Most Interesting Makerspaces in America | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
What makes a makerspace interesting? Itʼs not just the size of the shop or the number of active members. Nor is it the selection of tools. Sure, those pieces count, but itʼs how a makerspace slots ...
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Land Destroyer: Makerspaces: More Than a Fad

Land Destroyer: Makerspaces: More Than a Fad | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
... and 3D printers. Some makerspaces even serve as springboards for DIYbio labs that give the public access to the tools and techniques required to measure, detect, and alter the environment around us on a molecular level.
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Maker space fosters diversity, continues to encourage cross pollination - The Rapidian

Maker space fosters diversity, continues to encourage cross pollination - The Rapidian | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
Maker space fosters diversity, continues to encourage cross pollination
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On June 28, GR Makers celebrated their official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
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What's a Makerspace?

What's a Makerspace? | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
Makerspaces come in all shapes and sizes. They all serve as a gathering point for tools, projects, mentors and expertise.  A collection of tools does not define a Makerspace. Rather, we define it b...
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The Nuts and Bolts of Maker Spaces in Journalism Schools - PBS MediaShift

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The Nuts and Bolts of Maker Spaces in Journalism Schools
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I recently talked with faculty at four institutions who are creating “maker spaces” or “hacker spaces” that provide room for this innovation.
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The Power of Mass Collaboration: A New Wiki World

Mass collaboration is changing the way we live, communicate, learn, create and innovate. It's altering the way our governments and financial institutions operate; how public policies are made; how we advance our careers and develop professionally; and how the healthcare, utility, and energy industries serve their customers. Businesses face the challenge of adapting or perishing, with knowledge and power more dispersed than ever before.


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University recognized as one of the most interesting makerspaces in America - KRNV My News 4

University recognized as one of the most interesting makerspaces in America - KRNV My News 4 | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
University recognized as one of the most interesting makerspaces in America KRNV My News 4 “To be recognized alongside other pioneering and forward-thinking makerspaces at some of the nation's most innovative institutions and communities is truly...
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Tesla Truck: Bringing Mobile Maker Spaces To A School Near You

Tesla Truck: Bringing Mobile Maker Spaces To A School Near You | BUSM4173 | Scoop.it
Giving budding entrepreneurs tools to create new products.
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