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MD096: A Very Plexing Situation for Makerspace Development

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The hype surrounding Virtual Reality is dissipating. In fact, the only recent ray of hope for VR has been the announcement that Plex now supports Gear VR. Plex is a media serving application that allows consumers to create a fairly sophisticated entertainment experience at a minimum cost. And Gear VR is my personal platform of …

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MD094: How work on Makerspace Peering led to MongoDB

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In this episode, we talk about the excitement of applying new technologies to makerspace development. You can see this process in motion on the Makerspace Development Pinterest Page. If you happen to be on Pinterest, checkout the Creative Equipment board. Workforce50/50 is coming. And as it gets closer, the potential increases that some natural disaster …

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MD092: Extending the range for Makerspace Development

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In this episode, we will talk about what to do if some local disaster forces the balance to tip overnight in favor of contingent workers. Also, what do you do if a major employer decides that the grass is greener somewhere else or maybe just the next county over? Do you simply ignore those members …

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MD091: Identifying the need for Makerspace Peering?

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We have been talking about the turmoil that a sudden influx of contingent workers could have on your makerspace development efforts. In this scenario, the trigger could be the machine learning boom or a natural disaster like a hurricane or a tornado. Either way, you are faced with a sudden influx of contingent workers and …

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MD087: Looking forward to adding Unity3d ML-Agents

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Not many people will argue with talk about improving the makerspace experience. Where we could go off the rails is when we add machine learning to our discussion, which is a form of automation. This is understandable because in the past automation has meant the lessening of the member experience. The challenge is how do …

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