Blog Mentions

Recent blog entries about TechShop from Google's Blog Search:


Kickstarting The Origami, a new kind of portable laser-cutter ...
Created by a team from Pittsburgh's Techshop makerspace, the Origami uses a novel, fold-out arm that lets you laser-etch and -cut much larger designs than you could get into a normal, enclosed cutter. It mounts either horizontally or vertically ...
http://boingboing.net/2014/10/07/kickstarting-the-origami-a-ne.html

Frank Kendall Tours Arlington TechShop Facility
Cheryl Pellerin writes TechShop is a partnership between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Department of Veterans Affairs that aims to further the development of technology and manufacturing. Innovators have ...
http://www.executivegov.com/2014/10/frank-kendall-tours-arlington-techshop-facility/

Time Running Out To Sign Up For CBS Radio Tour With ESD
SOUTHFIELD -- CBS Radio Detroit's new high-tech studios in Southfield are the destination for the next Engineering Society of Detroit members-only tour Wednesday, Oct. 8. And makers, be ... Part fabrication and prototyping studio, part hackerspace and part learning center, For a small monthly membership fee, TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of advanced machines and tools, sophisticated 2D and 3D design software, and other professional equipment. TechShop ...
http://technologycentury.com/2014/10/03/time-running-out-to-sign-up-for-cbs-radio-tour-with-esd/

Geekend Announces Mark Hatch as Keynote Speaker
Hatch is a recognized leader in the global maker movement and CEO of TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and prototyping studio that provides makers, tinkerers, students, academics, and entrepreneurs of all ages and skill levels affordable, open access ... He has been recognized by San Francisco Business Times as one of “Bay Area's Most Admired CEOs” and by Popular Mechanics as one of “25 movers and makers who are reinventing the American Dream.
http://www.global-tech-wire.com/2014/10/geekend-announces-mark-hatch-as-keynote.html

Kendall Visits TechShop for National Manufacturing Day
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 – The Defense Department's top acquisitions official today toured a TechShop in Arlington, Virginia, one of several membership-based, do-it-yourself workshops and fabrication studios that partners with the Defense Advanced Research ... Through a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation and General Electric, TechShop offers veterans of all eras a limited number of free one-year memberships and $350 worth of training.
http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=123338

Fellows Speak at White House | Dream. Design. Deliver.
On September 24, 2014, two University Innovation Fellows went to the White House to address 60 leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) who attended a half-day Maker Workshop. Two Fellows, Jaime ... University Innovation Fellows was up at bat again in the last half, with yours truly speaking on the a panel alongside TechShop, Maker Faire/Make Magazine and NSF's HBCU-UP Program, as resources to help HBCUs get started. The audience was very ...
http://dreamdesigndeliver.org/2014/10/01/fellows-speak-at-white-house/

Links N'At - What is the correct glassware for an IC Light? - I ...
a collection of links that might be of interest to Pittsburgh lovers. ... LIKE on Facebook: Abomination Creations – handmade, super scary masks made by Jordan Patton who also works at TechShop Pittsburgh. FOLLOW on Twitter: @SSSNA is ...
http://iheartpgh.com/2014/09/30/links-nat-correct-glassware-ic-light/

Mark Hatch: How the maker movement democratizes ...
In the eight years since TechShop opened its doors, it has become a catalyst for social entrepreneurship. ... For example, TechShop Detroit-Allen Park, adjacent to Ford's Dearborn product development campus, specializes in automotive design, in part because Ford helped support its creation. The idea is ... Other locations include San Francisco, San Jose and San Carlos, Calif.; Round Rock, Texas; Pittsburgh; and Arlington, Va. TechShops are planned for St. Louis and Los Angeles.
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/09/30/mark-hatch-how-maker-movement-democratizes-innovation