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Building a “Brown Sound” Amplifier Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

Shian Storm sought the legendary guitar tone of Eddie Van Halen, and embarked on a years-long journey to design and build an amplifier that could bring it to life.

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Plan C Live: Design, Make, Protect — A Survey Of Maker Response In 2020

In 2020, makers responded to the crisis of Covid-19 and produced millions of units of PPE, getting them into the hands those who needed them most. This intensive and extensive effort called on preexisting networks and built new ones. The maker community centralized and distributed designs through open source repositories, […]

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Tackle The Worlds Biggest Problems At The Festival of Urgent Reinventions

The Festival of Urgent Reinventions (aka F.O.U.R.) is a free two-day virtual experience streaming live on February 4-5. Part conference, part competition, F.O.U.R. combines talks, workshops, and actionable briefs that tackle the world’s most urgent and systematic issues. Each brief has been thoroughly crafted by four prominent changemakers who focus […]

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This Week In Maker Classes: Playing With Data, Lasers, and MicroBit

MakerCampus is growing quickly and the classes we are lining up are very exciting. We’ve got something for everyone! This week you’ll have opportunities to mash data around in interesting ways, Learn how to make cool stuff on a laser cutter, and explore the capabilities of the Micro:Bit. Playing With […]

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Maker (Faire Producer) Spotlight: Elise & Adam Spontarelli

"Join your local makerspace. You’ll grow, and as a result, help others grow."

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How To Make Laser Cut Maps Of Your City

I’ve seen laser cut maps many times, and always like the way they look. Being a person who makes things all the time, I often spend a moment or two running through the process of creation in my mind. These things can look deceptively simple. Once you start breaking down […]

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Raspberry Pi Announces $4 “Pico” Microcontroller with Custom Chip, Collaborations with Arduino, Adafruit, and Others

Raspberry Pi enters the microcontroller world with its first custom-chip board, and they're bringing in a number of other companies to use it too.

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