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Biking Across Belgium in Pursuit of Fab Lab’s Future

Editor’s note: Madison Worthy and Miriam Engle are biking across Europe, visiting different Makerspaces, and filming Self-Made, a documentary about their adventure and the Makers they meet. You can find the other parts to this series at the end of th…

Biking to 10 Fab Labs in the Netherlands

Editor’s note: Madison Worthy and Miriam Engle are biking across Europe, visiting different makerspaces, and filming Self-Made, a documentary about their adventure and the Makers they meet. You can find the other parts to this series at the end o…

Slideshow: Fab10Barcelona

This week 600 people gathered in Barcelona for Fab10, a truly international conference on the state of digital fabrication and open source hardware, as well as a convention for the global FabLab makerspace network. Fab Labs are the brainchild of Neil …

PancakeBot Delivers Obama Grandma Slippers

The story of how the “Obama Grandma Slippers” came to the White House is a global maker tapestry, its threads woven by world travelers eager share their knowledge and designs to enable others to create their own products.Read more on MAKE

Fab Lab DC’s Phyllis Klein Takes Her “Remember2” Wearable to the White House

The co-founder of Fab Lab DC wore her final project, a programmable, origami-inspired bracelet that sparkles at intervals to remind the wearer to do something, such as get up and move, take a break, exercise, or re-focus.Read more on MAKE

Southern Fried Makers? Tulsa and Louisville Say Yes This Weekend!

A radio-controlled wax Colonel Sanders? Wildcrafting from cane? Find these and other amazing projects at Oklahoma and Kentucky’s first-ever Maker Faires—this weekend in Tulsa and in Louisville. Read more on MAKE

Á FAIRE: French Fab Labs

I was in Paris at the end of April for Ouishare Fest, a conference about the sharing economy.   I spent a Friday afternoon visiting Fab Labs in and around Paris, talking to a number of very interesting people who are very interested in the maker …

Providence, RI Fab Academy Now Accepting Applications for 2013

The Fab Academy Providence is accepting applications for their 2013 program. This is a six-month long digital fabrication program that’s directed by Neil Gershenfeld and is based on his MIT rapid prototyping course, How to Make (Almost) Anything. Deadl…

Foreign Affairs: How to Make Almost Anything

Foreign Affairs magazine just published a long piece by Neil Gershenfeld, How To Make Almost Anything. The title comes from Gershenfeld’s famous class at MIT; if you look through the rosters of past classes you’ll find a lot of familiar names, including David Cranor and Maxim Lobovsky of Formlabs (who […]