Dale Dougherty is the founder, President & CEO of Maker Media, Inc. in Sebastopol, CA. Maker Media produces Make Magazine, which launched in 2005, and Maker Faire, which was held first in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. MAKE has been the catalyst for a worldwide Maker Movement that is transforming innovation in industry, hands-on learning in education and the personal lives of makers of all ages. MAKE invites everyone to become a maker, and integrate creative goals with technical skills. Dougherty was a co-founder of O’Reilly Media, where he was the first editor of their computing trade books, and developed GNN in 1993, the first commercial website. He coined Web 2.0 in 1993. MAKE started at O’Reilly Media and spun out as its own company in January 2013. He grew up in Louisville, KY.
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This Toys and Games issue of MAKE is filled with fun projects to make that just might inspire you to see the world differently as something you can shape, mold, shrink, and hack.
In Welcome from MAKE: 28: Toys and Games page 11
The Little Engine That Could
An Arduino board is cheap enough that you wouldn't feel bad breaking it, burning it up, or leaving it behind in a project.
In Welcome from MAKE: 25: Microcontrollers and Arduino page 10
The Cathedral and Bazaar Bizarre
Bazaar Bizarre is helping to introduce open source crafting, where shared ideas help to expand our skills and improve craft quality for all.
In Welcome to Craft from CRAFT: 07: Shoes page 10
What Are You Doing for Halloween?
Welcome: Why we're fiends for the holiday made for makers.
From MAKE: halloween2007: Halloween page 8
Placing huge towers up a mountain is just the start to reaching Troy Caldwell's ski-resort-on-a-budget dream.
From MAKE: 08: Toys and Games page 38
Pinball, Resurrected by Bill Bumgarner (pg. 66)
Restoring a crusty, beat-up Cyclone.
Pinheads in Oddball Places by Dale Dougherty (pg. 74)
Inside the electromechanical underground, with Lucky Ju Ju and the Pinball Hall of Fame.
From MAKE: 08: Toys and Games page 66
Create your own computer games, discover magnetic attractions, and become a paper airplane champion. Plus: Recommendations from kids, and from and the designers at Wild Planet.
In Toolbox from MAKE: 08: Toys and Games page 168
True stories and authentic experiences at the first annual Maker Faire.
From MAKE: 07: Backyard Biology page 48
Dale Dougherty wonders what would it mean for products to be more maker friendly, not just user friendly.
From MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween page 7
Ooz and Oz
Hacking robot toys is all in a day's work for Natalie Jeremijenko. Dale Dougherty trails the UCSD professor for a day of fun at the races, transforming toy robotic dogs into environmental avengers.
In Maker from MAKE: 02: Home Entertainment page 22
Google DIY Patterns
A DIY project is a design challenge that can best be described as a set of patterns, just as Google remade the web with a new kind of language for getting what we want from a web browser.
From MAKE: 02: Home Entertainment page 39
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Unsafe At Any Amperage?
Behind the scenes of our high-voltage dilemma: whether to publish a dangerously cool project in MAKE magazine's "Fringe" issue.
by Tom Anderson, Gareth Branwyn, Shawn Connally, Dale Dougherty, Mark Frauenfelder, Joe Grand, Saul Griffith, William Gurstelle, Bunnie Huang, Tom Igoe, Mister Jalopy, Steve Lodefink, John MacNeill, David Pescovitz, Charles Platt, Paul Spinrad, Phillip Torrone; March 16, 2007