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Maker Movement Benefiting the Gig Economy

If one were to have been walking around on the White House’s South Lawn on June 18th, 2014, they would have found the normally empty green pasture filed with numerous technologies ranging from a robotic giraffe to a 3-D papercraft dinosaur. In about five months’ time, we will be celebrating the three-year anniversary of the first ever White House Maker Faire. Hosted by President Barack Obama to inspire makers and builders across America, President Obama emphasized the importance and promise of the Maker Movement ...

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Opp Middle School Refreshes Its Library With a Makerspace

Sad as it is, going to a library to check out a book is quickly becoming a notion of the past. The Opp Middle School library was suffering from that same fate as fewer and fewer students even set foot in their library. A change in atmosphere was needed, as the OMS principal and librarian decided brainstorm ideas to remove the “quiet-only” stereotype libraries have and revolutionize their library into an innovative and interactive thinking space. Their very own maker space program was launched last ...

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April 28-30: stARTup Art Fair for Independent Artists and Nonprofits

In today’s world, many artists are looking to find their place outside traditional gallery system. stARTup Art Fair, a weekend long event at the Hotel Del Sol in San Francisco, is the perfect place for emerging and established artists to showcase their talents. The core mission at stARTup is that artists get to keep 100% of the profits they make from selling their art directly to the public.

Besides independent artists, the fair works with a number of art-related nonprofit organizations. Makers4Good is excited ...

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Solar Power Helps Nigerians Recover From Attacks

Nigerian communities are seeing the immense benefits of solar energy after houses in Gaham Mojiri were destroyed by militant group Boko Haram. Most residents who fled the violence have returned after Boko Haram lost its control over the territories. To help residents rebuild, the Energy Commission of Nigeria and UN Development Program have introduced solar panels to their villages.

Villagers are now able to access clean water using solar water pumps. Going solar has also helped improve security as there are now solar powered street ...

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Buy a Solar Light & Support One Million Lights

One Million Lights focuses on improving the daily lives of children and adults by providing clean and healthy lighting. They want to replace dangerous and polluting kerosene lamps with solar alternatives. Their solar-oriented mission struck a chord with us, so Makers4Good decided to set up a partnership between One Million Lights and Nokero, a consumer electronics company with similar goals. Nokero’s solar products are used in over 120 countries to provide disaster relief, spark business development, and provide easy and inexpensive access to sustainable ...

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