Makers are Rural Economic Developers and Educators

What is a maker you ask? Dale Dougherty writing in Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Mind Makers are people who regard technology as an invitation to explore and experiment, with the most inclusive possible definition of technology, meaning any skill or technique that we learn … Continue reading Makers are Rural Economic Developers and Educators

The Curious Forge shows off new 20,000-square-foot makerspace

A "makerspace" that got its start in the garage of co-founder Liam Ellerby moved this summer into a 20,000-square-foot building on the campus of Nevada City School of the Arts, becoming one of the largest such facilities in the world. For the uninitiated, a makerspace is "a place where students can gather to create, invent, … Continue reading The Curious Forge shows off new 20,000-square-foot makerspace