The Faustian Bargain of the Maker

A towering balloon ‘Makey’ robot at Maker Faire New York 2016. (📷: Alasdair Allan)

The news today that Maker Media, the company behind both Maker Faire and Make: Magazine, has closed its doors for the last and final time is going to come as a shock to a lot of people. Because while there have always been makers, what we think of today as the maker movement began in the early…

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Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan

Scientist, Author, Hacker, Maker, and Journalist.