Making a Living in MakerCulture
Feb 17, 2010, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Barbara
Irwin for this link. ]
"If you weren't making things 100 years ago, you'd be
dead. Your home, your food, your clothes and even your toys were
all made by you or someone you knew. Somewhere along the way,
humans seem to have forgotten that we were makers, and instead
"Now, when some people build, sew and bake they are making a
conscious choice to return to our maker roots. This movement is
MakerCulture. Today, makers challenge the mainstream and make
instead of buy.
"What used to be a necessity is now a lifestyle. But how were
these people inspired, how did they learn, and how did they get to
where they are now?
"Here are the stories of some modern-day makers."