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Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard.

Arduino Boards

Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardwar

Cutting Edge Lasers

The laser cutter is probably the most versatile and convenient tool available for any  makerspace

3D Printer Innovation

Low cost, and do it yourself 3D printing is the cutting edge of the on demand, fast prototyping,

Education

Students looking to get involved at school don't have to look far.  Whether it’s a small project with a few friends or a graded assignment due,...

Public Makerspaces

Currently, makerspaces are taking off everywhere, there might even be one near you!  Some makerspaces operate under a mechanic where members pay...

Member Supported

Some makerspaces are supported by membership fees.  These are more common than free, public makerspaces so if you're looking for a makerspace near...

Spotlight

Appropriately nickednamed Headquarters, the Livingston Campus Hackerspace was once the post headquarters for Camp Kilmer during World War II.

Makerspaces in Academic Libraries

Maura Smale writes for ACRLog about Making Things in Academic Libraries. This thought-provoking article discusses what makerspaces could mean in the academic library realm. And here’s Buffy Hamilton’s post from this past summer discussing Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries.

HQ Makerspace holds Open House

ManufactureNJ is committed to stabilizing and developing a highly trained manufacturing workforce, to ensure that New Jersey manufacturers overcome challenges, compete effectively and succeed. Manufacturing is not the manufacturing industry of a half-century ago.  In many cases, today’s production worker must be prepared to deliver products using automated equipment, engage rapid problem-solving around flexible processes, and utilize precision instruments to produce and qualify products. In advanced manufacturing, companies leverage innovative processes, products and market approaches. 

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What are Makerspaces?

Makerspaces (also known as Hackerspaces, Creative Spaces, Fab Labs, Makelabs and in California - Makerhoods), according to Wikipedia,  are open community labs where members with common interests (e.g., engineering, computer programming, inventing, graphic design, etc.) gather to share resources, knowledge, career networking and build new devices.  Generally, makerspaces are designed to meet the following needs:

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