Woodworking at Betahaus

An introduction to the teachers and motivation behind Betahaus’ woodworking classes, where you can learn to build your own furniture, and work with different tools and techniques. Check out their range of workshops here. Music: Phase IV – CC-BY Lo-Fi is Sci-Fi Video CC-BY-SA Sam...

Wrangling for Watchdogs: A Workshop with School of Data

School of Data is an Open Knowledge Foundation project to teach activists, journalists, and citizens how to work with data – how and where to find good data, how to process, clean and analyse it, and how to present it effectively to tell a story clearly and...

Re-Knitting the Public Domain: an Open Source Snowflake Hat

Documentation for an Open Source Hardware project I developed as part of my ‘Year of Open Source‘ project (an attempt to live as open source as possible for a year, exploring different areas of open hardware, open education, free culture and free software). Inspired by the collaborative hacking of these old Brother machines, and seeing Fabienne’s amazing knitting projects (see the earlier interview I did with her) I wanted to make myself an open source hat, building on work in the commons. This video documents the process, and the writeup and ‘source code’ for the hat are all here: Snowflake...