Over the past decade, makerspaces have exploded in popularity all over the globe—user-reported numbers show nearly 1,400 active spaces, 14 times as many as in 2006. Also called hackerspaces or innovation labs, these establishments act as communal workshops where makers can share ideas and tools.
Update: Fuel For Your Fire! If you’re interested in how to start a hackerspace – and fund it – check out this Adafruit guide.
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