Once a year, the MakerBus team heads out west to lovely Victoria for the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. Over 600 academics participate in this annual event, which consists of week-long intensive courses in subjects such as text analysis, digital pedagogy, web development and physical computing. In June 2014, Ryan, Beth, and Kim, together with members […]
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The MakerBus Collaborative is teaming up with the always wonderful Lefty Smudges to bring you a workshop like no other! We’ll be starting from scratch making our own paper, constructing origami envelopes, getting a lesson on correspondence from Lefty, and leaving on week four with a beautiful handcrafted gift (just in time for Mother’s Day!). […]
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– A clean kitchen is a sign of a wasted life – There are all kinds of making. One of the most important, one that everyone does, is the making of food. From a simple box of KD or a peanut butter sandwich to a gourmet soup or roast dinner, humans make everyday: we make […]
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Later this month, the MakerBus team will be offering three “Introduction to Making” workshops in collaboration with the Southern Ontario Library Service! If you are a librarian looking to MAKE things happen around Kitchener, Bradford, or St. Catharines, we would love to meet you! Introduction to Making Are you interested in offering “maker programs” or […]
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In our first few days together at UVic, the MakeU campers have had some really amazing experiences. We’ve made noodles from Gatorade, built brush-bots, disassembled DVD players, and played PacMan using bananas and Makey Makeys, all with time to spare to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. As Eurekamp! is focused on the Philosophy […]
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This coming weekend, the MakerBus team will be on location at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities at Brock University in St. Catherines, Ontario, advocating on behalf of 4Humanities and the Humanities Matter Tour. Earlier this year we were part of a Kickstarter campaign that would have seen us traveling across the US and Canada […]
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Join the MakerBus team in a half-day professional development session showing how making can be brought into your classroom. From science and art, to English and math, learn how emerging technologies can be used to engage, instruct, and amaze. We offer hands-on training in a variety of innovative technologies and each participate will leave our […]
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On November 23rd, 2013 the DHMakerBus team invites you to join us for London’s first Day of Making. We’ll be at the fabulous new cafe Edgar and Joe’s, located in the Goodwill Building (255 Horton St E), showing off the many things that makers from London are doing with their skills and creativity. This free, […]
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It’s been 6 months since we launched our Indiegogo Campaign to raise money to purchase a bus. Our ‘crazy’ idea of having a mobile maker space in London, Ontario has come a long way since then. Although we still have far to go, I thought we’d take some time to recap what we’ve been up […]
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In which Ryan Hunt, Kim Martin, and Ken Weston chat about their experiences during the first day of the DH 2013 conference. We’d love to talk to anyone interested in making, hacking, or the public humanities. If you are interested in being a guest on a future podcast, please email us at email@example.com. DH2013 Day […]
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