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Prototyping November 6, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)

Cardboard for prototyping presents 3 big advantages: it’s cheap it’s sturdy it’s recyclable It’s one of the most practical skills you can learn for designing products. Almost free, easy to…

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Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)
MakingSociety Podcast October 29, 2014 posted by Mathilde

The Story of Bare Conductive, from Idea to Product

Time for episode number 6 of the MakingSociety Podcast, where I interview hardware business experts and founders. In this new episode, I interview Bibi Nelson, co-founder of Bare Conductive. Bare…

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The Story of Bare Conductive, from Idea to Product
Community October 17, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Défi Cisco 2015 – Open Call For Social Hardware Entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneurs developing hardware projects are invited to participate to Defi Cisco, a contest organized by Cisco and MakeSense to award start-ups’ projects using the “Internet of Everything” to solve real…

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Défi Cisco 2015 – Open Call For Social Hardware Entrepreneurs
Logistics October 13, 2014 posted by Mathilde

A Tour at KOMA Elektronik, Maker Music Company in Berlin

KOMA Elektronik is a small company creating musical instruments and based in Berlin. It was co-founded by two musicians who are now able to live from their passion. While in…

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A Tour at KOMA Elektronik, Maker Music Company in Berlin
Open Source Hardware October 8, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Best Entrepreneur Books to Build a Hardware Company

Reading books will help you tremendously along your journey to build your hardware company. Bill Gates or Elon Musk are known for being avid readers. Both said that some books had a…

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Best Entrepreneur Books to Build a Hardware Company
Community October 7, 2014 posted by Mathilde

10 Open Hardware Startups Seen at Maker Faire Rome

Maker Faire Rome is just over, and it’s also the end of my week in Italy. This second edition was even bigger than last year. Venue was huge and packed with…

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10 Open Hardware Startups Seen at Maker Faire Rome
Community October 3, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Major Trends from Open Hardware Summit 2014

Open Hardware Summit 2014 took place in Rome, Italy. For the first time since it started 5 years ago, the summit was held outside the United States, and lasted not…

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Major Trends from Open Hardware Summit 2014
Community July 8, 2014 posted by Mathilde

An Open Source Camera in Every Pocket? Support OpenReflex!

OpenReflex is an open hardware project easy to fall in love with. It’s a DIY open source reflex camera. You can 3D print it at home, and start taking incredible…

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An Open Source Camera in Every Pocket? Support OpenReflex!
Community July 7, 2014 posted by Mathilde

FAB10 at the Core of Building the Fab Lab Community

Coming back from FAB10, the annual gathering of fab folks (people working in Fab Labs), that was held this year in Barcelona in a gorgeous location (Museu del Disseny), I…

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FAB10 at the Core of Building the Fab Lab Community
Community June 27, 2014 posted by Mathilde

The Quest for Makers Pro has Started

Hi everyone, Today, I want to give you an update on MakingSociety. Even if I don’t publish as much as I would love to, you are more than 10,000 every…

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The Quest for Makers Pro has Started
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