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 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

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