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Adafruit in the Wall Street Journal (video) – A High Tech DIY Renaissance


Adafruit makes an appearance @ 2:15! A High Tech DIY Renaissance, a great video by Andy Jordan!

From hacker spaces to profitable businesses, tinkering is experiencing a renaissance. WSJ’s Andy Jordan explores some of the “stuff” people are making with new devices that encourage hacking and creativity.

Update: Here’s the article that goes along with it! “Tinkering Makes Comeback Amid Crisis“.


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6 Comments

  1. That’s awesome!

    a.) hope you are stocked up on mintyboost parts!
    b.) A million dollars? Time to order up another pick and place!

    Congratulations.

  2. thx!

    “on track” to a million… please buy a kit πŸ™‚

  3. Very Very cool. The WSJ does some serious work when it comes to writing articles. I was featured in one summer of 2008 (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121088619095596515.html, Me and my twin are in the “interactive”) They called me about 5 times interviewing me and asking questions and gathering details about what I did, all for a little paragraph. πŸ˜‰ It was very impressive though, especially when they flew someone down to TN to take pictures of us.

    Congrats on the article,

    …and a million dollar target!? Impressive to say the least! I will certainly buy a kit to help you reach that goal.. whenever I get money… boo hoo college student. πŸ˜‰

  4. Very cool. Even Mosfet got some screen time. On track to a million? When are we going to see Limor and Phillip cruising Manhattan in the Adafruit Ferrari? πŸ™‚

  5. “Electronics isn’t like a geeky loser thing! It’s a little geeky. Maybe you don’t have many friends…”

    Sorry, that popped out at me and made me laugh!

    Awesome to see you (and others, like Bre) on such a high profile news site.

  6. I see you’ve done big things :).. Haven’t seen you since the “lemon” days outside Au Bon Pain. CHEERS! to your many more years of success. We’ll keep the Boston Voice Bridge open for ya πŸ™‚

    jp

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