LA Makerspace Featured on the White House Blog
Thanks to all of the community support for LA Makerspace, there has been quite a bit of buzz building about the space and our plans for 2013. Tom Kalil, Deputy Director for Policy of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, recently interviewed Tara for the White House blog! Check out the post and a few other stories featuring LA Makerspace below.
Making Makers in Los Angeles
Soon after taking office in 2009, in a speech at the National Academy of Sciences, President Obama called on the science, engineering, and technology communities to “encourage young people to create and build and invent – to be makers of things not just consumers of things.” Since then, across the country, communities, organizations, private companies, and grassroots leaders have been stepping up to respond to the President’s call to action.
I recently sat down for a conversation with one of those leaders: Tara Tiger Brown, Technical Director of UC Irvine’s Digital Media Learning Research Hub and Director’s Board member for the Los Angeles Makerspace—
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