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  How a Maker Faire Can Boost Your Makerspace The first visit to Maker Faire NY, if you are a makerspace supervisor can be quite overwhelming. Trust me OVERWHELMING INDEED. Everything strikes your attention and becomes a must have. In time, your heartbeat becomes normal again and you can start to focus again.  Hopefully you will be able to … Source: Casa Thomas Jefferson MakerspacePublished on 2018-09-23By Dani Lyra Creating a Makers Club: Just Get Started When I first started … Read More

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  Democracy Day – Teacher’s VOICE On the occasion of the Democracy Day, Casa Thomas Jefferson and many other BNC’s in Brazil celebrated Democracy Day. Having amazing language teachers in our community, CTJ makerspace partnered with Elizabeth Silver, an American Space English teacher to create a very rich learning … Source: Casa Thomas Jefferson MakerspacePublished on 2018-09-20By Dani Lyra Wearable Tech at Dragon Con: Part 2 In Part 1 of our Dragon Con coverage, I talked about my costumes and … Read More

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  Evolution of an app maker: Cowly Owl Recently, I got an e-mail from one of my favorite app makers with news of an exciting new direction for the company.  It’s such an important message about how he’s taken the research about kids benefiting most from apps that encourage playing with another person and turned it into a … Source: Library MakersPublished on 2018-09-17By Library Makers Hello, world! Hello out there, SparkFans! My name is Rob Reynolds, and I am … Read More

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  Hurricane Prep and Resources This is a list of links, resources and applications we found helpful during a recent Hurricane that we shared with our members and surrounding community to help stay informed, make better decisions and know what is happening. #1 Are you in a flood zone? Virginia put a new classification … Source: 757 MakerspacePublished on 2018-09-14By Beau Turner Interview with an app maker: Yatatoy I enjoyed this article about one of my very favorite app makers: … Read More

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  New Electronics Concept Posters Today we are keeping it quick and easy. We’ve designed three posters over the last couple of months to go along with some of our most popular tutorials. We’ve covered Ohm’s Law, Alternating Current vs Direct Current and Analog and Digital Signals. Each poster is high-resolution and ready to … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-09-11By Blake Houchin ATP: How Solar Cells Work Welcome! Today I really want to cover solar cells and solar power systems … Read More

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