Tomorrow (Sunday, June 22) is Barcelona's Mini Maker Faire
and as part of my participation in this weekend's WebVisions Barcelona
conference I'll be speaking on a Maker Faire panel at noon at Gigamesh Bookstore! If you're in the area, I hope you can stop by.
12:00, Roundtable discussion on Digital Rights Management. At Gigamesh Bookstore (c/ Bailén 8)
Mini Maker Faire Barcelona
David Pescovitz is co-editor of Boing Boing, a technology and culture Web site with several million monthly readers, and a research director with the Institute for the Future, a non-profit forecasting thinktank.
Alejo Cuervo, editor – Gigamesh Ediciones Founder & co-founder of the first editorial platform en Spanish (free-DRM Lektu
Alberto Granda, head of communication at Gigamesh Ediciones i bookstore, co-fundader at Lektu, master student at Open University of Catalonia on Digital Editing
Gina Tost, journalist specializes on digital society for Generació Digital
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
Watching Netflix, Hulu or other streaming services can unfortunately be difficult while traveling outside the US. Rather than bypass these restrictions with the help of a complex and slow VPN, choose a faster and simpler solution with Getflix. Instead of rerouting all your Internet traffic through a different server, this handy service only routes the […]
Shake, stir, and muddle your way to delicious homemade cocktails with this must-have bar set. Expect only the finest quality tools from MakersKit — enabling you to unleash your inner mixologist.Top 12 Favorite Things of 2014, Sunset MagazineQuart-size vintage-style Mason jar shakerRetro double jigger for accurate measurementsStrainer & spouts for a mixologist-style smooth pourHardwood muddler […]
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.