More Maker Updates

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Jan 1 2013, 06:00:00

Another series of somewhat late updates on the burgeoning maker movement:

From the 2011 Open Science Summit, Open Education and the Future of Science Education

Open Education and the Future of Science Education from Open Science Summit on FORA.tv to Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs which funds DIY Garage Scientists

He last turned heads by funding budding entrepreneurs who quit college to start businesses. Now Thiel's Breakout Labs is doing the same for scientists, granting $50,000 to $350,000 to entrepreneurial-minded free radicals...[continue reading] In Barcelona

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Bitter Truths About Economy the Govt Doesn't Want You to Know (analysis)
Premium Times
22 December 2014

As is well known, available figures, statistics and ratings show that the Nigerian economy has consistently maintained an unprecedented growth rate of 6-7 per cent under the Jonathan administration. ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Bomb Explosion Rocks Gombe Motor Park (news)
Premium Times
22 December 2014

Scores of people are feared killed after an explosion ripped through a crowded motor park in Gombe town, Gombe State, residents have said. [read more]

Nigeria:   Nigerians Among Africa's Poorest - Global Report (news)
Premium Times
19 December 2014

Despite its latest status as Africa's biggest economy, and its government's claim of improved standard of living, Nigeria was not only one of the world's least prosperous countries in 2014, but also ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!