What is (of our) human making?

I have joined the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam as part of a new exhibition program. This extraordinary museum [Link] holds the largest collection of contemporary art in the Netherlands. Experiments in temporary and often provocative exhibitions, rather than permanent displays of the collection, are the museum’s specialty, and it runs over twenty a…

crowds of makers

Maker Faire, San Mateo – [Link] – and see the 2011 Economist article – [Link] 50,00 people and more  attending the latest gathering of geeks, amateur designers, hobbyists, hackers, aspiring inventors, tinkerers, incipient entrepreneurs, electronics experimenters, steampunk enthusiasts, new-age techno-dreamers. Giraffe robots, poetry on a Remington, Arduino contollers, ship models, Makerbot contraptions, customized jeans, zombie…

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