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Weekly Staff Picks, October 9, 2011

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Oct 9, 2011 10:18:00 AM

This week’s Picks offer have some cool new developments in technology and information for the budding artist and maker alike.   Please enjoy.

Inventables The innovator’s hardware store, resource for finding new materials to explore with.   “We believe that it is currently too difficult for designers, artists, and inventors to source materials.   To solve this problem, we are building an online store that will streamline the process of innovation and inspire everyone—regardless of profession—to explore what’s possible.” - Christine

Made in the USA These products are all still made here in the USA.   Check out their process videos! - Christine

Getting Charge out of Solar Paint How solar “panels” are evolving into solar “paint”. - Ross

From Zero to Maker This is a really good set of articles about how to start “making”.   I have been reading this since the first post and I think this one has some of the best advice so far. - Gregg

Wire Suspended Aerial Camera System This is a graphic about wire suspended stadium cameras. - Brandon

Topics: aerial-camera, solar-power, making, wire-suspended-camera, Uncategorized, material-sources

MAKE: Magazine

Posted by admin

Jul 22, 2011 12:21:00 PM

MAKE: Magazine and it’s website and newsletter are great resources for the Maker movement.   You can subscribe to the newsletter here.   The website is

I read the newsletter everyday.   There is almost always something to find of interest, usually many things.   I have gotten some great ideas from them and I will repost some to this blog.   

MAKE: Magazine is also on Facebook and I get a lot from them there as well.   

MAKE: Magazine includes ideas from electronics to sustainable gardening to sewing projects to optics to gokarts to cardboard surfboards to art projects and more.   It’s also a hardcopy magazine that is published quarterly.

Topics: make, making, Uncategorized, diy


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