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Dave Pinter: How This Year’s Milan Design Week Elevated The Purpose Of The Car

In-house design projects, collaborations and design curation by car makers are becoming a staple of the fair.

More will be made in China as Maker Faire touches down in Shenzhen

These days, Shenzhen is well known globally as a place where millions and millions of things are made — iPhones, tablets, Samsung Galaxy S4s, and much more. But the “maker movement,” a recognition of the do-it-yourself spirit, has been growing …

Metal iPhone 6 mockups make appearance at Hong Kong electronics show

Adding to a slew of iPhone 6 related "leaks," a case maker at the 2014 Hong Kong Electronics Fair on Tuesday showed off a tooled metal mockup purporting to represent the design of Apple's next-generation iPhone 6.

Beyond the Maker Movement: How the ChangeMakers Are the Future of Education

In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about  The Maker Movement. After all, over 195,000 people attended Maker Faire events around the world last year alone. Makers are tech-savvy tinkerers. They build robots, program light installations and hack everything from code to IKEA furniture. From Boston to Beirut, community-based […]

Pierogi Payout

How to Land a Top-Paying Pierogi Makers Job McFadden 2012 This is a real book. And real libraries own it. To be fair, not a lot of libraries own it, but it is still too funny not to share. Imagine the publisher pitch meeting: “What we really need is a book about how to make […]

Eat this: Homemade ice cream from Harry’s recipe

When I was growing up my favourite kitchen applicance (Don't all kids have a favourite kitchen appliance? No? Just me then?) was definitely our ice cream maker. I'm fairly certain that in its list of functions 'making ice cream' wasShow More Summary

PrintToPeer is building one API to print to all 500 different 3D printers on the market

3D printing is sexy, exciting, and the new new thing. 3D printing software, on the other hand, is a usability disaster that can make the maker faire dream a configuration and interoperability nightmare. In other words, the 3D printing industry …

Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The 8th annual Maker Faire Bay Area, a weekend-long celebration of invention, creativity, and the maker movement, takes place May 17 and 18, 2014 at the San Mateo Event Center in California. Tickets are available online. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech [...]

Facebook Could Give You the Oculus Rift You Always Wanted

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The news today that Facebook will buy Oculus —the makers of the best virtual reality experience in existence—caused paroxysms of upsetment and surprise. That's fair! But once the smoke clears, this could turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to the most promising technology we have. Read more...

Beastie Boys and GoldieBlox settle “Girls” copyright case

last monthTechnology : GigaOM

Toy maker GoldieBlox’s decision to turn a sexist rap song into a girl power commercial touched off a lawsuit last fall and led to a debate about the limits of parody and fair use. While GoldieBlox had used the Beastie Boys’ song in a clearly transformative fashion, the […]

This Is The One Metric Where Amazon Is Vastly Superior To Apple And Samsung

We wrote fairly extensively about Apple's U.S. advertising travails in 2013, a year in which the OG smartphone maker struggled to impress consumers with messages ranging from an emotional appeal about families to a more practical approach centered on the different things its devices can do. Show More Summary

The Russian Olympics: Observations of a Perplexed Spectator

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

My friend Dale Dougherty, founder of MAKE Magazine and creator of Maker Faire, went to Sochi with his wife, Nancy. He wrote a long, fascinating account of their stay in Russia for Medium.

Tobacco deal may work if survives regulatory fire

Reynolds American might be mulling a bid for rival Lorillard. Similar deals suggest the Camel cigarette maker could sensibly stretch to offer a 30 pct premium. The strategic benefits are also fairly clear. But antitrust and other watchdogs may send any transaction up in smoke.

Official: Apple announces CarPlay in-car iPhone interface

Apple, maker of tech items like the iPhone, iPad and Mac line of computers, is extending its reach into the automotive market, making a fairly big announcement ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. No, it hasn't bought Tesla (yet). Instead,...Show More Summary

Toy Fair 2014 ~ New For Mattel

Mattel creates a variety of toys for various brands like Disney, Nickelodeon and Marvel. The introduction of new movies, expansion of popular shows and the continued success of long standing characters is keeping the toy maker very busy in 2014. In addition, they are expanding their own Hot Wheels, Barbie, Monster High and Ever After collections.

Coffee Company CEOs Should Watch What They Say About Fair Trade

What happens when a business owner dismisses a common standard for quality and fairness in their industry? Andrea Illy, CEO of Illycaffe, makers of the well-known Illy brand, recently told Quartz that his company would never sell fair trade coffee. Show More Summary

Maker Movement and 3D Printing: Industry Stats

A large crowd convenes at a Maker Faire for the full scale mouse trap.The following will have links, sources, and dates sorted in logical orders to find key stats that you’ll need to make decisions. Additionally, I’ll link to other listings and indexes that will provide further context.  My goal is to serve as an [...]

Organic Food Makers Hilariously Take Down Bogus 'All Natural' Labels on Packaging

2 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Hey, professional truth-benders. Here's a sweet mockumentary-style PSA about professional truth-bending. Extra bonus if you also happen to be a tree hugger. In addition to fairly broad swipes at snake oil salesmen (you must have known...Show More Summary

Boeing seeks to certify biodiesel for jet fuel around the world

Tens of thousands of flights carry millions of passengers around the globe on a daily basis. Needless to say, the environmental impact of this is fairly large, but both airlines and aircraft makers are keen to reduce that impact and...

‘Dying Light’ Shows Off Its Darkly Beautiful World In An Artsy New Trailer

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Up until now most trailers and footage of Dying Light, the upcoming Mirror’s Edge-meets-Dead Rising game from the makers of Dead Island, has focused on fairly standard running around and zombie slaughter, but this latest trailer seems to be going after the Walking Dead/The Last of Us audience. Show More Summary

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