Just posting something from fellow library geek Jason Griffey. Did you know he’s like the ONLY librarian who goes to CES (i.e., Consumer Electronics Show)? This show is apparently HUGE, and there’s a lot of innovation that gets announced there.
In this video, Jason interviews Bre about what’s new for Makerbot, and what it might mean for libraries. Jason also has an accompanying blog post talking about new stuff for Makerbot.
Bre also mentions two books we should read before starting a hackerspace:
- Hacker Space Designs Patterns – a free, online resource that provides lots of different models, or “designs”, for creating hackerspaces.
- Bre’s new book, Getting Started with MakerBot
So – watch the video, read Jason’s post, read the books mentioned above … and make sure to subscribe to Jason’s blog, if you haven’t yet done that!
update – for some reason, the video disappeared. So I added it back in. Oops!