Montreal, eldorado of new media since the 1990s, has the advantages of being bilingual, inexpensive and welcoming. Report on emerging makerspaces and hackerspaces.
Published 20 July 2015 by Cherise Fong
Why is there only one hackerspace in Tokyo? It has moved around a lot over the past 6 years, all the way to this quiet garage northwest of the city, where Makery paid a visit.
Published 6 July 2015 by Quentin Chevrier
The oldest French fablab hosts start-ups. Makery met four of them.
Published 12 February 2015 by François Robin
Makery visited SPQwoRk, a “talents container” between co-working space and fablab, in the Tirburtina district in the centre of Rome.
Published 10 February 2015 by Fabien Eychenne
In Sao Paulo, Garagem born in 2013 as a company, is developing a platform for innovative projects and is setting up mid-February its first “Biohack Academy”.
Published 3 February 2015 by Cherise Fong
YCAM in Yamaguchi opens its media arts production to prototyping and open source, beginning with its in-house fablab, Edu Lab.
Published 20 January 2015 by Cherise Fong
A visit to Kyushu, better known for its natural hot springs (from volcanic sand to melting mud to boiling waters), which also has its own reserve of digital hot spots.
Published 9 December 2014 by Ewen Chardronnet
One of France’s oldest fablabs, Plateforme C in Nantes, moved into its new space one year ago. PING, the local organization behind the project, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month.
Published 17 November 2014 by Fabien Eychenne
The SENAI fablab officially opened within the eponymous technical training centre of Rio de Janeiro.
Published 4 November 2014 by Jullian Champenois
Makery pushed the door of four open labs in Brussels, meeting the users.
Published 3 November 2014 by Fabien Eychenne
Even though the maker world, in Europe at least, is still largely dominated by a masculine population, Brazil supposedly does better in terms of parity. Why?
Published 27 October 2014 by Caroline Grellier
Makers from Togo, Ghana, Benin and Ivory Coast met in June 2014 in Ouagalab, the first fablab of West Africa.
Published 14 October 2014 by Fabien Eychenne
Explore the local playground of DIY paulistas with Fabien Eychenne, a fablab specialist who recently relocated to Brazil’s economic capital.
Published 7 October 2014 by Quentin Chevrier
In the parisian suburb, Electrolab’s 120 members are working relentlessly to expand their hackerspace from 150 to 1500 m2.
Published 29 September 2014 by Carine Claude
The new FabMake is located at the heart of the Technocampus, huge industrial complex dedicated to research in Nantes.
Published 23 September 2014 by Quentin Chevrier
A huge high-tech prototyping workshop: this is Usine IO in Paris. Guided tour with Gary Cige, co-founder.
Published 15 September 2014 by Ewen Chardronnet
NASA’s oldest lab applies maker culture to build the future Curiosity and Voyager.
Published 4 September 2014 by Ewen Chardronnet
At LA Biohackers, children, parents and hackers meet around DIY biology.
Published 29 July 2014 by Ewen Chardronnet
Interview with Gustavo Arriago, co-founder of Fablab El Paso opened in march 2014