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If you browse around sites like Thingiverse, you’ll see lots of stuff that is experimental, probably useless, gadgety, geeky — but sometimes some things that are quite cool
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What are Fab Labs, anyway?
If you read this previous post, you’ll know I was in Norway last month at the Lyngen Fab Lab. It was a valuable visit because
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Destroy all of the things!
This is the biggest philosophical dilemma I have on my mind nowadays: do we have the ethical responsibility to ‘hinder progress’ if future dangers seem too great, or must we simply
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Last weekend (20-21 Oct 2012) was Finland’s first maker festival, WÄRK:fest, in Helsinki’s Cable Factory. And what an event it was! I haven’t yet seen the numbers of
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Grassroots innovation in Fab Labs
I’m sitting in a large wooden building constructed in what feels like a traditional Lapland style. It’s the end of September. The knotty pine siding bathes everything (and all my photos
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Places to visit before you die
This is interesting… Åsa Stenborg from The Natural Step says that there are a few places everyone should visit in their lifetime: -a waste sorting station -a water treatment
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Are you suffering from Event Fatigue?
I have a confession to make.
I did not attend Megapolis this year, the very popular event for urban community builders and activists organized by Dodo
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Summer Seminar: About the Participants
Summer Seminar participant bios
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Summer Seminar: Sustainable Maker Culture
The Maker Movement: From Prosumer to Growsumer – Summer Seminar 18.7.2012
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Summer series 2012
Summer Seminar on Sustainable Maker Culture, WDC Pavilion, 18.7
Helsinki Green Drinks discussion evenings May to September, WDC Pavilion
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