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Meet the Maker: Richard Truong

It all started because a friend wanted some cool wedding photos. Richard didn’t know what light painting was until a friend asked him for help. With a little ingenuity, curiosity, and some Arduino, maker Richard Truong created some photographic magic!   What is Light Painting? Light painting is a photographic technique in which exposures are […]

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At a Glance: Chronic Aquaponic

“I was a 9-to-5 cubicle dweller and wanted a greener career path.” That’s how Rodney Nolan, the maker behind Chronic Aquaponic, got thinking. So what does “aquaponic” mean? Aquaponics is system of aquaculture in which aquatic creatures (usually fish) supply nutrients for plants grown in water, which then in turn purify the water the creatures live […]

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Celebrating 50 years of Star Trek Read more

Celebrating 50 years of Star Trek

There’s no denying Makers draw inspiration from countless sources and one of those sources celebrates 50 years today. The first episode of the original series of Star Trek, imagined by Gene Roddenberry and starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy,  George Takei, and many others, helped define a genre as well as inspire generations of sci-fi and tech aficionados. To […]

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