All courses by Zachary Alexander

  • Thank You for Your Service

    To All Americans, Every year, we Americans send our thoughts and prayers out to those veterans who have sacrificed so much to keep this country safe. Unfortunately, there are for too many active duty service members who are struggling to make ends meet. The fact that there is even one homeless veteran is one many. […]

  • MD081: Why America needs Low-Res Makerspace Development?

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYou may want to consider the continuum between low-res makerspaces and high-res makerspaces when you build a case for augmented makerspace development. You can think of low-resolution or low-res makerspaces as places like Starbucks and/or Panera Bread. A place where you can grab a seat and implement your next […]

  • MD080: Is Makerspace Development good for Social VR?

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadVirtual Reality has been a place where anything goes as long as it garners enough eyeballs to make it worthwhile for its content creators. However, there is a growing concern that Virtual Reality as a brand may be tainted given the amount of virtual lawlessness. You could make the […]

  • MD079: Contributions of Makerspace Development after Natural Disasters

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere is a subtle disconnect between first-generation makerspace developers and the second-generation. You can think of it as Art versus Society. We spend a lot time talking about what’s needed to help your members compete in the Gig Economy. Today, we should spend some time talking about how makerspaces […]

  • MD078: Making the Case for K-12 Makerspace Development

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere is a feeling of newness that accompanies the start of every school year. However, there is something different this year. What’s different is the importance of K-12 librarians for students entering the Gig Economy. Librarians open up young minds to the world every day of the school year. […]