Radar Theme: Make

[This is part of a series of posts that briefly describe the trends that we’re currently tracking here at O’Reilly]

DIY culture is back, from rocket cars to simply tweaking things you already own to make them better. People want control over their devices again, whether access to the internal computer systems of their car or the ability to make a simple flashing LED toy. Physical electronics skills are important but, thanks to the low price of microcontrollers, hardware is becoming software.

Watch List: Limor Fried, Arduino, Tom Igoe, NYU ITP, Make Magazine, Maker Faire.

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