PLAN C LIVE: Informal Education in a Pandemic

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Science centers, children’s museums, Boys and Girls Clubs, community centers, even libraries, have been shut down because of COVID-19. The many programs that serve youth afterschool or during the summer have been unavailable while some have shifted to virtual programs.  These organizations, known as informal education, offer learning experiences outside […]

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Plan C: Make Better Now (Video): How 100,000 Volunteers Made Millions of PPE

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If you want to get a sense of all the makers around the world producing PPE over the last several months, watch this video that captures the spirit and spread of these efforts.  How makers have collaborated on solutions and produced PPE in local communities is a big story, one […]

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Open Source Hardware Certifications For June 2020

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The Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) runs a free program that allows creators to certify that their hardware complies with the community definition of open source hardware.  Whenever you see the certification logo, you know that the certified hardware meets this standard. The certification site includes a full list of […]

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Celebrate The 4th With Ali Spagnola’s Lady Liberty, Constructed From Quarantine Boxes

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  Comedian and songwriter Ali Spagnola has surprised everyone, including herself with this one. Noting the ever growing pile of cardboard thanks to being cooped up for months on end, Ali set off with a goal. She was going to build the statue of liberty. Like any modern day epic […]

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Plan C Live: Re-Opening University Makerspaces

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As the process of re-opening offices and stores in local communities continues, universities, like schools, are planning how and when to reopen their campuses — including, their makerspaces. This week’s Plan C Live program looks at the challenges university makerspaces face and their strategies for re-opening their makerspaces to faculty, […]

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4 Projects For The Perfect 4th of July, Instead Of Buying Fireworks

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Hey, fireworks are cool! They’re fun to look at and fun to set of. We get it! However, they’re also expensive and with times right now being pretty crazy, a lot of people aren’t feeling like going out and buying a bunch. However, there are plenty of projects you can […]

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Mycroft: The Open Source Private Voice Assistant On Raspberry Pi

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Mycroft is an open source voice assistant that respects your privacy. With Mycroft you can listen to music, check the weather, set timers or alarms, ask questions about the world, and much, much more. Unlike other assistants, however, Mycroft is the voice assistant you can trust. Mycroft is private by […]

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Plan C Live: Maker Response To Covid-19 In The UK

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Join Dale Dougherty of Make: Community and Valeria Dammicco and Lucia Corsini, researchers at Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at Cambridge University to talk with some of the central activators, innovators, and organizers of the open source and maker response to COVID-19 in the UK and, as the pandemic evolves, discuss the future of these […]

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First Look: The Sienci Long Mill Benchtop CNC Router

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Benchtop CNC mills are a great entry point for poeple wanting to use the tools, but who also don’t have a massive shop or massive budget. We’ve seen a few over the years in this size range – under 4 foot by 4 foot. The Longmill by Sienci is a […]

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PLAN C LIVE: Re-Opening Makerspaces in Libraries

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As the process of re-opening offices and stores in local communities continues, libraries and library makerspaces are beginning to re-open as well. This week’s Plan C Live program looks at the challenges and strategies for libraries in reopening thier makerspaces to the public. We hear from libraries around the US […]

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How to Paint Street Murals: Tips from DC

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Much admired and quickly imitated in dozens of cities across the nation, the Black Lives Matter street mural in downtown Washington, D.C. was painted on June 5 in just hours, by team of D.C. city workers, eight artists who remain anonymous, and volunteer passers-by. If you’d like to paint a […]

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