Category Archives: making

Tech teen: maker in the house

This is Calder White. My son. Grade 9 at SJAM in Waterloo. He loves to write code. Started with Scratch, then moved on to Javascript, Python and now into Android-based Java. Nowhere in the parenting manual do they tell you … Continue reading

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When in doubt, get the LED out

Some people play golf. Other people love board games. Reverse engineering old electronics is my jam. I love it. It’s like a little puzzle and it completely absorbs me. I’m utterly free of function-guilt in these pursuits: I do it … Continue reading

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My Mom Making: a difference

“I’m more of a behind-the-scenes person” insisted my Mom when I asked if I could write a piece on her knitting for social good. I’m persistent and she relented last week after I described how this might encourage other people … Continue reading

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DIY laptop sleeve

Yes friends, there’s still a lot of “make” in makebright. As I’ve become more nomadic pursuing makebright full-time as a business, I end up hauling a bunch of my gear around on a daily basis. To maintain a reasonably-sized camera … Continue reading

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