I was part of the team that launched MAKE: (a technology project magazine) and served as its editor-in-chief for 12 wonderful years. I just found out that archive.org has a searchable archive of all past MAKE: issues. Enjoy!
This past year, in my weekly maker tips newsletter, Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales, I started a semi-regular column of jargon, slang, and technical terms that I thought would be informative and/or entertaining to my readers. Here is the collected list for 2021. I've also incorporated the jargon and slang that I included in… READ THE REST
I've really been enjoying watching all of the YouTubers' Secret Santa videos. In this one, a favorite YouTube maker of mine, This Old Tony, creates a gorgeous folding knife for Xlya Foxlin. This is the first knife he's ever attempted. As is always the case with a This Old Tony video, there is LOL humor… READ THE REST
It's Secret Santa project time on YouTube. Each year, a dozen or so Tubers draw the names of other video creators and create a cool project for them. This year, Estefannie drew Allen Pan. Allen calls Estefannie a lot to have her read his tarot cards, so for her Secret Santa present to him, she… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Walking around or standing while working all day can be tasking on the feet, but taking care of them can improve blood circulation along with many other health benefits. While investing in some shoe alternatives can be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Nowadays, with everything being smaller and smarter, it only makes sense to have a compact USB-powered washing machine, right? If you're constantly traveling or always on the go this portable washing machine by… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're looking for a low-weight computer to take with you while traveling, work on that novel, or if you just want something fun to read while sipping your morning coffee, you'll… READ THE REST