The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is the sort of experience that reconciles me to humanity. Any species that can put on such a series of small extravaganzas clearly has far more going for it than I sometimes believe after reading the headlines.
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.
So-called “Makers” are a new and growing subculture that includes everyone from computer programmers to knitters who rally under an ethos of do-it-yourself, skill and knowledge sharing and having fun. And this June 25 and 26, Vancouver will get its first mini Maker Faire at the Great Northern Way campus. Maker Faire makes it to Vancouver | OpenFile
Some of the best business advice I’ve ever received came from small-scale, creative entrepreneurs who approach business the way they approach the crafty side of their work, with humility, creativity and the heart of a born teacher. I’d love to see more of that co-operative ethic & mutual support in the business world writ large. Lauren Bacon | BCBusiness
It’s as though a generation brought up on mass produced garments is suddenly beginning to realize that there’s more to dressing than passively buying clothes off the peg. Sara Checcucci in A Return to Basics, One Stitch at a Time - NYTimes.com
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