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The
Maker
Movement
A new Revolution is upon us !
Anool J Mahidharia
@anool
anool@wyolum.com
Humans, making since 4m years,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:National_park_stone_tools.jpg
and still going on.. being Makers
http://home.alphalink.com.au/~gfs/yaesu/JA1MP.jpg

http://jproc.ca/rrp/ontario_ham_radio...
doing interesting stuff..

http://www.theprovince.com/cms/binary/9134948.jpg
Makers are Artisans / Craftsmen..

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5b/Indiacarpenter.jpg/640pxIndiac...
more recently.. “S”

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5b/Indiacarpenter.jpg/640pxIndiacarpenter.jpg
more recently.. “T”

http://vespa150.com/mi9.htm
more recently.. “E”
more recently.. “A”

http://anools-origami.tripod.com/album.htm
more recently.. “M”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ZXSpectrum48k.jpg
that’s S T E A M...
❖ STEAM ?
➢ Science + Technology + Engineering + “Art+Design” + Math

❖ Aim to bring FUNctional litera...
Modern Technology..
❖ gives us instant access to knowledge, materials,
software and factories.

For the first time in hist...
is pushing the Maker Movement
❖ Movement based on a culture of DiY
❖ Creativity, Ingenuity, Skill
❖ Encompassing Arts, Cra...
the great Indian Jugaad act...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jugaad.jpg

http://www.colorsmagazine.
com/stories/magazi...
How did it start ?
❖ Hackerspaces
❖ Easy availability of required tools
❖ Driven by the Open Hardware movement
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The spirit of Openness...
❖ Open Source Software
➢ The right to make copies of the program, and distribute those
copies.
➢...
...fuels the Maker Revolution !
❖ creating an explosion of open source projects
a Microcontroller for everyone
❖ Arduino : http://arduino.cc/
Additive Machines, 3D Printer
❖ RepRap : http://reprap.org/wiki/RepRap
Subtractive Machines, CNC
❖ ShapeOko : http://www.shapeoko.com/
Cutting Machines, Laser
❖ Lasersaur : http://www.lasersaur.com/
card sized Computers,
❖ BeagleboneBlack : http://beagleboard.org/
...leading to “Show & Tell”events !
❖ Open Hardware Summit : http://2013.oshwa.org/
...leading to “Show & Tell”events !
❖ World Maker Faire : http://makerfaire.com/
...leading to “Show & Tell”events !
❖ Mini Maker Faire’s
Come, and join in
❖ How anyone and everyone can get involved
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➢
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Instructables
Coursera
Make Magazine /...
Have an Idea ? Build it !
My journey as a Maker
❖ Share some personal experiences in my journey as a
Maker to illustrate what can be achieved.
Thank You
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Maker fest 2014_ahmedabad_ppt

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a talk I gave at the MakerFest 2013 (www.makerfest.com) in National Institute of Design (NID) , Ahmedabad. I talked about how the new Maker Revolution is bringing us back to our Maker roots.

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Maker fest 2014_ahmedabad_ppt

  1. 1. The Maker Movement A new Revolution is upon us ! Anool J Mahidharia @anool anool@wyolum.com
  2. 2. Humans, making since 4m years, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:National_park_stone_tools.jpg
  3. 3. and still going on.. being Makers http://home.alphalink.com.au/~gfs/yaesu/JA1MP.jpg http://jproc.ca/rrp/ontario_ham_radio.jpg
  4. 4. doing interesting stuff.. http://www.theprovince.com/cms/binary/9134948.jpg
  5. 5. Makers are Artisans / Craftsmen.. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5b/Indiacarpenter.jpg/640pxIndiacarpenter.jpg
  6. 6. more recently.. “S” http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5b/Indiacarpenter.jpg/640pxIndiacarpenter.jpg
  7. 7. more recently.. “T” http://vespa150.com/mi9.htm
  8. 8. more recently.. “E”
  9. 9. more recently.. “A” http://anools-origami.tripod.com/album.htm
  10. 10. more recently.. “M” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ZXSpectrum48k.jpg
  11. 11. that’s S T E A M... ❖ STEAM ? ➢ Science + Technology + Engineering + “Art+Design” + Math ❖ Aim to bring FUNctional literacy to all. ❖ Promotes bridging the gap between business and educational goals to create a more productive and sustainable global culture based on teamwork.
  12. 12. Modern Technology.. ❖ gives us instant access to knowledge, materials, software and factories. For the first time in history, if you can imagine it, you can realize it.
  13. 13. is pushing the Maker Movement ❖ Movement based on a culture of DiY ❖ Creativity, Ingenuity, Skill ❖ Encompassing Arts, Crafts, Metal/Wood working, Mechanics ❖ But also new technologies - Electronics, CNC Machining, 3D Printing, Laser Cutters
  14. 14. the great Indian Jugaad act... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jugaad.jpg http://www.colorsmagazine. com/stories/magazine/81/story/allpurpose-tricycle
  15. 15. How did it start ? ❖ Hackerspaces ❖ Easy availability of required tools ❖ Driven by the Open Hardware movement ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ Cheap Computers Easy to use Microcontrollers Machines for additive printing Machines for subtractive machining Cutting / Engraving machines
  16. 16. The spirit of Openness... ❖ Open Source Software ➢ The right to make copies of the program, and distribute those copies. ➢ The right to have access to the software's source code, a necessary preliminary before you can change it. ➢ The right to make improvements to the program. ❖ Open Source Hardware ➢ hardware whose design is made publicly available so that anyone can study, modify, distribute, make, and sell the design or hardware based on that design.
  17. 17. ...fuels the Maker Revolution ! ❖ creating an explosion of open source projects
  18. 18. a Microcontroller for everyone ❖ Arduino : http://arduino.cc/
  19. 19. Additive Machines, 3D Printer ❖ RepRap : http://reprap.org/wiki/RepRap
  20. 20. Subtractive Machines, CNC ❖ ShapeOko : http://www.shapeoko.com/
  21. 21. Cutting Machines, Laser ❖ Lasersaur : http://www.lasersaur.com/
  22. 22. card sized Computers, ❖ BeagleboneBlack : http://beagleboard.org/
  23. 23. ...leading to “Show & Tell”events ! ❖ Open Hardware Summit : http://2013.oshwa.org/
  24. 24. ...leading to “Show & Tell”events ! ❖ World Maker Faire : http://makerfaire.com/
  25. 25. ...leading to “Show & Tell”events ! ❖ Mini Maker Faire’s
  26. 26. Come, and join in ❖ How anyone and everyone can get involved ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ ➢ Instructables Coursera Make Magazine / MakerShed Thingverse Tindie Inventables Ponoko Adafruit Industries Evil Mad Science Sparkfun Hackaday
  27. 27. Have an Idea ? Build it !
  28. 28. My journey as a Maker ❖ Share some personal experiences in my journey as a Maker to illustrate what can be achieved.
  29. 29. Thank You

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