The New Shop Class

Lasers, 3D Printers and Lasers: The New Shop Class. It’s sort of a mashup of a shop class, a computer lab, an art class, and maybe a bio lab. Great coverage by DIY… Continue reading

Paper Marbling Session for Maker Camp

It was fun to be a camp counselor and demonstrate paper marbling techniques at Maker Camp this week.  Here’s a video of my G+ hangout.

Cyberoptix Tie Lab’s Terrific Posters for Maker Faire Detroit

Bethany Shorb of Cyberoptix Tie Lab silkscreened these “smart and fancy” posters for Maker Faire Detroit.

Maker Faire Detroit

I’ll be speaking in this theatre at The Henry Ford at Maker Faire Detroit at 1pm. My talk is the rise of makers and the maker movement.


On Friday night, I spoke at Glenn Reid’s Peninsula Product Design Meeting in Redwood City. Glenn is a product designer who had worked previously in software at Apple and Adobe. At Apple, he… Continue reading

Phil Torrone and Limor Fried in SoHo

Phil and Limor gave us a tour of their new space in SoHo. They hope to move in ten weeks. I caught them both for a picture outside the building today.

VLAB 3D Printing Panel

I moderated a panel on the state of 3D printing at the MIT/Stanford Venture Lab (VLab) on April 17, 2012. The panelists were: Peter Weijmarshausen, Founder & CEO, Shapeways Rajeev Kulkarni, VP, General… Continue reading

My June Trip to Asia

My trip to Asia included visits to Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei. Here’s my overall trip report, which I created for the Make team. In Tokyo, I spoke at the Maker Conference, which was… Continue reading

Jimmie DiResta’s NY State of Mind

The “I Make” NY license plate.

The Next List Interview: We Are Makers

I was featured on CNN’s Next List program with Sanjay Gupta, which first aired in February 2012.I talked about Make, Makers and what it means for the future of education. CNN’s

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