Maker Faire 2016
Hello Zero to Maker Backers!
I spent the weekend at Maker Faire in San Matteo. It was wonderful and inspiring, like always. Here's a shot of our setup:
This Maker... Read more
The latest with OpenROV...
Hello Z2M Backers!
I hope your maker pursuits are going well!
I ran into a backer/reader this weekend, and had a nice talk about the book as well as the... Read more
National Day of Making
Tomorrow, June 18th, is the first-ever National Day of Making, as proclaimed by President Obama.
I just left the White House, where I set up our OpenROV booth for the... Read more
The Audacity of Making
I should apologize.
I realized I made a mistake with my book, Zero to Maker- an error of omission. I wrote it with the goal of trying to help... Read more
What I've Been Thinking About Lately...
It's Friday! I hope you're getting ready for a relaxing or exciting weekend. Or both!
I had the chance to spend Thanksgiving with my parents last weekend, and reflect on... Read more
I hope you're having a good week! I wanted to send a quick update on book delivery, as well as offer up a small idea.
First off, the... Read more
#1 Bestseller on Amazon!!
... in the Electronics (now in Manufacturing Engineering) category, but hey! That's still pretty cool! ;)
Thanks again for all your help and support getting to this point.... Read more
I hope this message finds you getting ready for a fun and relaxing weekend. I wanted to send a quick note and update you on the book.
Good news: ... Read more
Well, that was interesting. We weathered most of the technical hurdles and got the digital copy out to everyone who replied to the survey. The early feedback has been extremely... Read more
Make (Almost) Anything?
Learn (Just Enough) to Make (Just About) Anything.
That was far and away the most popular choice for the Zero to Maker subtitle.
I like it. I think it gets... Read more
Editing Mode! (And OpenROV on the cover of MAKE!)
Quick update: I've been heads-down with writing and have moved into (mostly) editing mode on the book.
The Maker Interviews will pick back up on May 1.... Read more
Rowing a bathtub across an ocean...
Words. Ideas. Stories. Edit. Repeat.
I'm neck deep in the book-writing process, and the past few weeks have been a blur. Carving out the best lessons and stories from all... Read more
Maker Interviews (and other random stuff...)
First of all, thank you to everyone who replied to the survey about what you want to make. Wow.Everything from woodworking to embedded systems, wind turbines to... Read more
I first watched this short film on Joel Bukiewicz when I was about three weeks into my Zero to Maker quest. It hit really close to home.
The way... Read more
Build a Guitar in One Week
First things first: THANK YOU.
My wildest dream was to find 1,000 other people who wanted to join this maker adventure and, after only one week, we're getting dangerously close.... Read more
Wow. Just wow.
Thank you all so much. 150 backers in 24 hours. I'm incredibly humbled.
I was walking through TechShop yesterday and a friend, who had seen the project video, jokingly commented that... Read more