The times they are a-changin’. Companies selling electronics to makers, hobbyists, and professionals will also need to teach and inspire. Selling the bits just isn’t enough. This week’s Soapbox is...
Phillip Torrone | Tuesday August 14th, 2012 2:00 PM
Categories: Education | 7 Comments
Like many of you who were at Maker Faire Bay Area 2012, I’m still recovering. Seeing, meeting, and talking to thousands of makers is overwhelming and it is energizing —...
Phillip Torrone | Sunday June 17th, 2012 7:03 AM
Categories: Makers | 8 Comments
My article last week about Arduino counterfeits (as in companies actually using the Arduino name, logo, and trademark) and selling them as real Arduinos had some lively debate. Opinion articles...
Phillip Torrone | Tuesday April 24th, 2012 6:00 AM
Categories: Arduino | 35 Comments
My post last Friday (Making Money with Drone-Based Businesses) was long on enthusiasm and short on facts. Thanks, as always, to our fantastic commentariat for helping me get up to...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday March 1st, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: Robotics | 11 Comments
As I spent the days and nights shipping, I thought it would be interesting to consider how we could transform and evolve the postal system. I think makers, hackers and...
Phillip Torrone | Tuesday January 17th, 2012 3:00 PM
Categories: Uncategorized | 82 Comments