“We are what we celebrate” – June/July 2015 magazine covers (and more) #makerbusiness
Not bad this month! Forbes with Katy Perry and being really specific about the numbers: 124 concerts, 27 countries, $135 million. Fast Company with Obama talking about recruit tech talent for the gov, and WIRED with Rashida Jones, actress, comic book author, film producer, and screenwriter.
In other news, the “Make” name is getting out there in a variety of ways. Here’s a nearly identical looking font and color from “Make & Take”. Make & Take was previously published as “Potluck” from Better Homes and Gardens which is owned by Meredith corp.
And for some make-maker-made history and other “Make/Made/Maker” brands, keep reading!
UK based mytime media was working on “Makers Magazine” back in 2013, however it does not appear that it came out, it was described as “Makers Magazine, a new UK-based print publication that’s about introducing Maker Culture to a new audience.” & “Makers is a new UK bookazine on the UK Maker & Tech Culture scene which is to be published by MyTime Media Ltd, who produce magazines including Good Workworking, Handmade With Love and Model Boats Magazine. The bookazine is a 116pp glossy one-off (with a view to going regular if all goes well)l and it will be sold nationwide in WH Smiths in over 1,000 stores and airport outlets. It’s aimed at the same general readership as the US ‘Make’ magazine, and is designed to empower its audience to tinker, hack and de-construct using newly affordable resources like 3D printers, Arduinos, Raspberry Pis etc.” There were a coupleposts and requests for articles.
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.