Curious about what the Maker Movement is all about? Producer of the Sydney Mini Maker Faire, Daniel Green, was invited to write an article on just this topic for design blog D*Hub:
When discussing the maker movement, one question inevitably arises: What is a maker?
Many activities are commonly associated with makers and the wider “movement”, from coding, cooking and crafting to podcasting, permaculture and citizen science. Then there’s the wide landscape of things created using 3D printers, not to mention the maker/hacker spaces, fab labs, and enthusiast groups that enable members and newcomers alike to get a taste for this new frontier of production.
When viewed this way, it becomes very easy to overthink what a maker is and can be – after all, how can such disparate activities truly exist under the same banner?
For the answer to this question and more check out the full article over at D*Hub