What's a Makerspace?

What's a Makerspace?

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The Rise of The Makers, The Royal Navy Squadron that Ended the African Slave Trade

Episode: The Rise of The Makers, The Royal Navy Squadron that Ended the African Slave Trade

  • Jan 13, 2018
  • 22:28 mins

Guests: Nathan Robison, Programming Librarian, Orem Public Library; Matt Kammerer, Media Associate, Orem Public Library In libraries and schools and warehouses around the country, spaces are popping up where people can come and use 3-D printers, high-end computer software and lots of gadgets to make stuff. Back when I was in high school, we had a sewing lab and a wood shop that attracted students with an itch to create. Today’s “makerspaces,” as they’re called, are similar, but usually more high-tech. A little later this hour, we’ll meet the man who coined the term “makerspace” and started Make Magazine more than a decade ago.

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