Does Ohio need more Makerspace Development?

Last week, the Cincinnati Business Courier published a story about how GE Aviation is adding 50 new jobs to its Additive Development Center. This job creation is the result of an award by the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. However, makerspace developers should be asking if the money would have been better spent on makerspace development …

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Another knock on Silicon Valley

After Labor Day, the ebTDesign Press published MAKERSPACE DEVELOPMENT: Surviving the Next Wave. This short guide is marketed with the caption that America doesn’t need another Silicon Valley. Most Americans believe that too much money has been invested in cloud-based services and not enough in makerspace development. Now, they must consider the furor over security …

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Awaiting the Call to Arms

Tonight, President Barrack Obama will speak to the American people about his strategy for addressing the threat posed by ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Hopefully, President Obama will also make the case for providing additional help for military communities. Even if he doesn’t, this should be a call to arms for makerspace …

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