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    Make LiV Yours

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    The makers’ approach to sharing information is radically different from that of guild craftsmen. Sharing for a maker isn’t a bad thing. It is a powerful tool to help people reach their goals; collective intelligence is an unlimited and irreplaceable resource. We are not saying that a maker can’t and shouldn’t aim at creating brands… Read more »

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    Making things together

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    In 2005, O’Reilly Media published the first issue of MAKE, a magazine that today, carried on by Maker Media, is the point of reference for the entire community of makers. Each issue includes articles and explanations, books and tools reviews, and, most of all, lots of projects, from the most basic to the most complex: a speaker in a cereal box,… Read more »

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    Welcome to MakerSpace – Make:

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    At the end of 2005, after publishing the first four issues of MAKE, on a late evening in the office, Dale Dougherty—one of the founders of the magazine—asked: “Wouldn’t it be cool if we could get all these makers together in one place to share what they make?” It was a brilliant idea, and in 2006 the first Maker Faire took place in… Read more »

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    MOSFET: the Whole Truth

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    When surfing the Internet for electronic hacks, it’s very easy to bump into a bunch of projects that use Arduino to drive almost everything you can image, from greenhouses to refrigerators and ovens (and even bigger loads). How is it possible? After all, Arduino can manage current up to 40 milliamps per pin: this value is very small,… Read more »

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    A New Protection

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    A New Protection: the Context A patent gives you exclusive rights to produce and sell that invention for a number of years; no one else can make money off of it without your permission. But lately, some people in the maker movement have concluded that this strategy – in a dynamic and distributed context –… Read more »

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    Thanks David!

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    It’s easy to subscribe to a site with great content, but it takes a leap of faith when all you can see is a hello world. This is why we want to thank David, our very first subscriber. Thanks for having been the first one to trust us!

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    Hello World!

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    Hey there, welcome! This is the first post of what we hope will become a long collection. What are we going to write about? First of all, we’ll be answering your questions, the typical one being “what now?”. This book is just a starter, it serves as an insight in the makers’ world, giving an overview… Read more »