All courses by Zachary Alexander

  • 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. […]

  • MD077: New Twitter Hashtag #VetsForVR Launches

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLaunching a new Twitter hashtag like #VetsForVR is usually no big deal for most podcasts. However, it is a very big deal at because we care about the mix of people who are engaged in our conversations. VetsForVR is an initiative to grow this cadre of pioneering vets. […]