The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is the sort of experience that reconciles me to...– A small taste of the Maker movement - Linux Magazine Online, by Bruce Byfield I am so proud to have been a part of this event. I can’t even properly express how proud.
How Much Mistake Can You Live With? →
I’ve been going to the Friday-night stitch ‘n bitch at Urban Yarns fairly regularly, which has resulted in my first fully peer-pressure-fueled knitting adventure. Someone decided we should have…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-12) →
Joao Y Astrud Gilberto With Antonio Carlos Jobim and Stan Ge (18) Gillian Welch (1) The Wailin’ Jennys (1) Carolina Chocolate Drops (1) The Decemberists (1) Imported from
I really feel like the basic character of being human is being a maker. Our...– Becky Stark – Readymade
listening to "They Might Be Giants →
I should have linked to this song in the newsletter (http://eepurl.com/eaG_X) yesterday. Oops. Meet the Elements.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-6-5) →
Raffi (30) Shearwater (8) KaiserCartel (7) Jed Whedon and the Willing (7) Juliette Gréco (6) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
This is a must-read, where girls rescue boys, and where the future looms up full...– I’m so excited for this book! Blood Red Road, by Moira Young - The Globe and Mail
Yet it is also possible—indeed, likely—that books focusing on pathologies help...– This piece in the Wall Street Journal about young-adult books is UTTER DRIVEL. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303657404576357622592697038.html?mod=wsj_share_twitter
Pride and Prejudice and Social Media and Big... →
So you heard about that whole kerfuffle last week, when Urban Outfitters was accused of ripping off an indie crafter’s jewelry design? If this is news to you, read the crafter’s post, the…