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FireSarter: Entrepreneur & Innovation Community

      Are you looking for a place in Warner Robins, GA to rapidly prototype a product or test a business concept?   Are you looking for a community to learn technical skills and grow your business concept?  Are you interested in learning more about the makers movement in Warner Robins, GA?   If

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How to use Blockly in Your App [Video]

Are you looking for a way to introduce young makers to computer programming?  Programming by puzzle piece has become very popular user interface to help empower novice users to code.   You can find this programming interface in products like Scratch, MIT app inventor, LearnToMod, and tools at Code.org .   Blockly is the JavaScript

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“Educator with a Maker Mindset” by @jackiegerstein

“When a kid builds a model rocket, or a kite, or a birdhouse, she not only picks up math, physics, and chemistry along the way, she also develops her creativity, resourcefulness, planning abilities, curiosity, and engagement with the world around her.” Dale Dougherty – Founder of Make Magazine / Maker Faires Jackie Gerstein during the

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Why Does the Makers Movement Matter?

As I woke up to attend the Atlanta Makerfaire 2014, I started to reflect upon why I personally get excited about growing the SparkMacon MakerSpace community. Why is building a makerspace community important? Why is growing a community of art and technology creatives worthy of investment and time? Highlights from Atlanta Maker Faire 2014 Growing Innovative Culture

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Stories From MakerFaire NYC 2014

Help us sustain SparkMacon: Our MakerSpace for Macon, GA by supporting our IndieGogo funding campaign.   http://igg.me/at/sparkmacon. Even small contributions are helpful.   We’re very thankful for the generosity of our readers. Related Stories on InspiredToEducate.NET: Simple Minecraft Programming Using ScriptCraftJS Makers rocking #JavaScript at JSConf 2014 Create Puzzle-Based Code Experiences in Your Apps #javascript #html5

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My Google Cardboard Prototype

  Google Cardboard is a virtual reality technology building upon the capabilities of an Android Device.   In a previous blog post, I discussed the exciting potential of this technology in education, art, and engineering.   With help from a local Macon Maker, I was able to print my first prototype of the Google Cardboard.

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Beyond the Obvious by @PhilMckinney [Review]

Are you a leader, entrepreneur, or researcher looking for a system for making your organization more innovative?  In our economy, creativity has become critical skill.   In a music context, the artists that continue to re-invent themselves find ways to remain relevant, fresh, and attractive to the market.   Organizations take huge risks when they

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3D Modeling with 123D Sculpt

For tinkers, artists, and students interested in 3D modeling, I wanted to share my review of 123D Sculpt by @AutoDesk.   At the time of this writing, you can only find this app on the iOS app store.   I find that I gravitate toward using my desktop computer for 3D modeling since the keyboard

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Trends You Need To Know from #OSCON 2014

The culture of open source continues to make an impact beyond software and programming. The ethos of open source has helped fuel the makers movement.   In the open source convention(#OSCON 2014), speakers reviewed the impact of open source in government, education, manufacturing, and making.  The OSCON event is one of the most popular forums

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Google #Cardboard: Virtual Reality Fun for $2.50

It’s fun to consider the future of wearable computing.   Many of my friends at work can’t wait to get their hands on the Oculus rift to start building virtual reality experiences.   Thanks to Google, if you’re interested in tinkering with virtual reality and you have a modern Android phone, you don’t have to

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