Shelve Under: Makers
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"It's about the idea that you should sit down and make the thing that you want, whatever that thing is, whether it's origami or model boats or model trains or crazy weird robots or glowing things or fountains with lights in them."

- Eric Boyd, Director of Festival Programming, Maker Festival


Jason and Mike talk to Ted about the maker movement in Toronto. Then, Wendy interviews Maker Festival programming director Eric Boyd, and goes out to meet some makers in the Reference Library. Finally: noisemakers, carrot hot dogs, and other things you can learn to make from books.

Books, websites and other resources mentioned in this episode:

botbrawl.ca

Coding for Beginners Using Python by Louie Stowell

Cool Tools by Kevin Kelly

From the Kitchens of Yam Chops by Michael Abramson

The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer

Junkyard Jam Band by David Erik Nelson

Lynda.com

MakerFestival.ca

Maker Festival 2019: Call for Makers

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

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Your hosts: Christina, Mike, Jason, and Wendy

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