Holiday Story Exchange

After a brief exchange on twitter yesterday inspired an idea – a holiday story exchange. Here’s how it will work: 1. Use the Twine Game Maker (http://twinery.org/) to create a short, choose-your-own-adventure-style story 2. Share your story either on twitter or on Facebook 3. Read others’ stories We love Twine. It’s a free, open-source tool […]

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Make-a-thon Preview: Calling all London businesses, organizations, and community supporters

On November 30th, the MakerBus team will be hosting a 24hr Make-a-thon at Vibrafusion, 355 Clarence St, in support of sending a local high school team from Mother Teresa Catholic School to the FIRST Robotics regional competition. We will be splitting all funds raised from this event with the Robotics Team, who have already raised half […]

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Make-a-thon Preview: James and Fred’s Amazing Tweeting Teletype Machine

Leading up to our 24-hour fundraiser in support of the Mother Teresa High School robotics team and the MakerBus, we are previewing some of the projects you’ll see during the Make-a-thon. Today we’re previewing James and Fred’s amazing tweeting teletype machine. James and Fred are tinkers who love to hack old technology to do new […]

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Make-a-thon Preview: The MakerBike

Leading up to our 24-hour fundraiser in support of the Mother Teresa High School robotics team and the MakerBus, we are previewing some of the projects you’ll see during the Make-a-thon. Today we’re previewing MakerBus Co-Founder Ryan Hunt’s attempt to breath new life into an old bike. Ryan writes: “For the past year now I’ve […]

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The Make-a-thon

On Sunday November 30th, the MakerBus team will be holding a year end event before going on hiatus for December and January to focus on developing our 2015 programming. Since it’s the last event we’ll be holding this year, we’re aiming big – Mythbuster big. Join us for the Make-a-thon – a 24-hour live-streamed event […]

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