The Californians of the BAAM collective, not content to simply cultivate mushrooms, believe in their power of remediation. Between DIY oyster mushroom workshops, we followed them into the wood.
Published 3 April 2018
The US has decided: there will be no regulation on agricultural products from genome editing techniques. Thus making way for all kinds of genetic manipulations.
Published 3 April 2018 by Carine Claude
Navi Radjou, co-author of the best-seller “Jugaad innovation”, returns to the roots of frugal ingenuity. Or how makerspaces in India will “activate the chakras” of future entrepreneurs.
Published 3 April 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Environment, transportation, energy… Thingful cross-references and searches through data from millions of geolocated sensors in the Internet of Things. We met Usman Haque, its designer.
Published 3 April 2018 by Nicolas Barrial
Part one of our investigation on bike-sharing. How the “free-floating” trend of dockless public bikes challenges the model of sustainable mobility.
Published 27 March 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
The Cambridge Analytica affair is making the social network totter. Which strategy to adopt following these revelations: delete one’s account, demand one’s data, switch to free?
Published 27 March 2018
British researchers have developed a portable scanner, capable of detecting the magnetic field generated by the brain of people in motion.
Published 27 March 2018 by Raphaël Besson
The researcher Raphaël Besson investigates the creative residence of thecamp in Aix-en-Provence (France) since September 2017. In his second column, he explores the “Hive method”.
Published 20 March 2018 by Ewen Chardronnet
On March 16-18, the Mucem museum in Marseille dedicated three days to “The teachings of Nathalie Magnan”—the cyberfeminist, hacktivist and theorist of media, LGBT and queer cultures, who died in 2016.
Published 20 March 2018 by Nicolas Barrial
Outshined by virtual reality headsets and video games, virtual worlds persist by proposing collaborative or social DIY experiences. Review of the most maker-compatible.
Published 20 March 2018 by Cherise Fong
Since 2012, Counter Culture Labs, the grassroots biohacklab in the East Bay of San Francisco, has been promoting open citizen science. A couple years ago, it also began cultivating mushroooms…
Published 13 March 2018 by Cherise Fong
We traveled to San Francisco to meet the humans behind Woebot and Replika, two particularly friendly artificial intelligences who respond to our emotions and inquire about our mental health.
Published 13 March 2018 by Alexis Rowell
Our trainee maker-farmers want to start planting fruit trees on their land next winter, but first they need to know how healthy their soil is with the help from a special kind of doctor.
Published 13 March 2018 by Raphaël Besson
Since its opening in September 2017, Raphaël Besson observes The Hive of thecamp, the international creativity residence of the innovation campus in Aix-en-Provence (France).
Published 12 March 2018
The engineer Lucy Rogers announced the launch of a defense organization for pro makers in the UK, the Guild of Makers, that will take place on March 16 in Birmingham.
Published 6 March 2018 by Annick Rivoire
Thomas Tichadou went to meet Europeans committed to local social and solidarity initiatives. We Can Be Heroes is the website that gives an account of his experience.
Published 6 March 2018 by Cherise Fong
Our selection of bicycles made of wood and bamboo, handcrafted by artisans or built by you. From the professionally polished to the customized DIY, every frame is unique.
Published 6 March 2018 by Rob La Frenais
In anticipation of “Trans//Border”, a tribute to the activist and navigator Nathalie Magnan in Marseille, Rob La Frenais takes us on a guided tour of aquatic projects by makers, artists and activists.
Published 6 March 2018 by Caroline Grellier
Off to Benin. Following her return to university, our maker is moving from principles to practice with a project on upcycling residues from the cotton sector.
Published 27 February 2018 by Carine Claude
From February 10-14, the Maker’s Asylum in Mumbai got together a hundred or so people for a Franco-Indian hackathon aiming to find DIY solutions to disability. Portraits.