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VIDEO: Inside the Maker Movement

January 12, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Just as open-source software has changed the course of technology development, the maker-movement is central to sharing ideas in the same way beyond just computers.

TC Maker is a "hacker-space" in Minneapolis which hosts a monthly night of sharing, learning, and making. At a recent visit we saw everything from a handmade trebuchet, to a programmed LED light system, to a computer controlled router for wood working.

 

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