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  • Plan C: Make Better Now (Video): How 100,000 Volunteers Made Millions of PPE
    by Dale Dougherty on July 7, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    If you want to get a sense of all the makers around the world producing PPE over the last several months, watch this video that captures the spirit and spread of these efforts.  How makers have collaborated on solutions and produced PPE in local communities is a big story, one […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C: Make Better Now (Video): How 100,000 Volunteers Made Millions of PPE appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Open Source Hardware Certifications For June 2020
    by Caleb Kraft on July 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    The Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) runs a free program that allows creators to certify that their hardware complies with the community definition of open source hardware.  Whenever you see the certification logo, you know that the certified hardware meets this standard. The certification site includes a full list of […] Read more on MAKE The post Open Source Hardware Certifications For June 2020 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Easy Zip Tie Sunburst Mirror
    by Caleb Kraft on July 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Use zip ties and hot glue to add retro flair to everyday things Read more on MAKE The post Easy Zip Tie Sunburst Mirror appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Plan C Live: Re-Opening University Makerspaces
    by Dale Dougherty on July 4, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    As the process of re-opening offices and stores in local communities continues, universities, like schools, are planning how and when to reopen their campuses — including, their makerspaces. This week’s Plan C Live program looks at the challenges university makerspaces face and their strategies for re-opening their makerspaces to faculty, […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: Re-Opening University Makerspaces appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Celebrate The 4th With Ali Spagnola’s Lady Liberty, Constructed From Quarantine Boxes
    by Caleb Kraft on July 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm

      Comedian and songwriter Ali Spagnola has surprised everyone, including herself with this one. Noting the ever growing pile of cardboard thanks to being cooped up for months on end, Ali set off with a goal. She was going to build the statue of liberty. Like any modern day epic […] Read more on MAKE The post Celebrate The 4th With Ali Spagnola’s Lady Liberty, Constructed From Quarantine Boxes appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • 4 Projects For The Perfect 4th of July, Instead Of Buying Fireworks
    by Caleb Kraft on July 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Hey, fireworks are cool! They’re fun to look at and fun to set of. We get it! However, they’re also expensive and with times right now being pretty crazy, a lot of people aren’t feeling like going out and buying a bunch. However, there are plenty of projects you can […] Read more on MAKE The post 4 Projects For The Perfect 4th of July, Instead Of Buying Fireworks appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Mycroft: The Open Source Private Voice Assistant On Raspberry Pi
    by Caleb Kraft on July 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Mycroft is an open source voice assistant that respects your privacy. With Mycroft you can listen to music, check the weather, set timers or alarms, ask questions about the world, and much, much more. Unlike other assistants, however, Mycroft is the voice assistant you can trust. Mycroft is private by […] Read more on MAKE The post Mycroft: The Open Source Private Voice Assistant On Raspberry Pi appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Plan C Live: Maker Response To Covid-19 In The UK
    by Caleb Kraft on July 2, 2020 at 2:38 pm

    Join Dale Dougherty of Make: Community and Valeria Dammicco and Lucia Corsini, researchers at Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at Cambridge University to talk with some of the central activators, innovators, and organizers of the open source and maker response to COVID-19 in the UK and, as the pandemic evolves, discuss the future of these […] Read more on MAKE The post Plan C Live: Maker Response To Covid-19 In The UK appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Arcade In A Briefcase
    by Caleb Kraft on June 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Carry this fully functional arcade machine anywhere in its integrated, foldable case Read more on MAKE The post Arcade In A Briefcase appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • First Look: The Sienci Long Mill Benchtop CNC Router
    by Caleb Kraft on June 26, 2020 at 3:08 pm

    Benchtop CNC mills are a great entry point for poeple wanting to use the tools, but who also don’t have a massive shop or massive budget. We’ve seen a few over the years in this size range – under 4 foot by 4 foot. The Longmill by Sienci is a […] Read more on MAKE The post First Look: The Sienci Long Mill Benchtop CNC Router appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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