Starting as a couple of people who wanted to share a few tools back in 2013, Madison makerspace the Bodgery recently took over a 14,000 square foot former machine shop on the grounds of the former Oscar Mayer plant. The Bodgery is part of a growing hackerspace movement. Bodgery Board President John Eich joined Monday […]
Dig deep into the Madison Public Library’s website, and you’ll find order forms for some items you might not expect to find at a library. Popsicle sticks with velcro dots. Maple hardwood planks. Silkscreening materials. Tiny little robots. Catapults. These are some of the ingredients the Library’s Bubbler crew have put together in packets called […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka interviews science educator Kenji Yoshino, who gained fame in 2013 for creating a simple design to turn an iPhone into a high-powered microscope. The two discuss tinkering, science education, and the maker community. After listening, check out his microscope conversion over on Instructables.
Joe Kerman is the new “maker in residence” at the Madison Central Library. He joined the Buzz to tell us what he’s up to.
Stop buying things and start making them. John Eich and Karen Corbeill of MadCity Makers tell us how.