Category Open Source

NYC Resistor

My visit to ‘NYC Resistor’ – Cult hackspace in Brooklyn

On my trip over to NYC this Feb I popped by cult Hackspace / Makerspace NYC Resistor in downtown Brooklyn. I’d met resident hackers Astrida & Kim at Maker Faire in September but not had chance to stop by the space. So on a Open night (most Mondays) I spent a couple of hours lurking […]

Hack_gone_viral

Hacks gone viral – From my kitchen to 2000+ shares on Facebook

One of the most popular “scrap hacks” i’ve posted onto ScrapHacker is the pallet kitchen sofa. While it’s quietly still sitting in a nook of my kitchen, pictures of it, and me making it this summer, have gone viral. A recent share onto a Brazilian DIY Facebook page resulted in the picture being shared an […]

Quote

D.I.Y’ers = The new innovators

Being an avid fan of D.I.Y culture (and pairing it with a a collaborative Open Source ethos) I’m happy to be featured and quoted in an article today with the headline “D.I.Y’ers are the new innovators”. The article, featured in Swedish daily Expressen, is based on a pressrelease I wrote on behalf of Stockholm Makerspace […]

ScrapHacker in Wired

ScrapHacker guest post on Wired Design

Did a guest post on Wired Design a while back, go over here to take a look here to see how it turned out: ScrapHacker DIY Coffee Table (with room for Wired Stash) in Wired Design

Stockholm Makerspace

The results are in! Stockholm Makerspace gets a crowdfunded start

The results are in folks (oh well, they have been since Dec 18th but I’ve been busy blogging about it at Makerspace.se): the crowdfunding campaign for Stockholm Makerspace was a success! We used the platform FundedByMe (Swedish equivalent to Kickstarter) Over 30 days, 141 backers supported the cause with a total of 106400 SEK (which […]

Filippa Malmegard

Looking back #1: Open Source Hardware Summit

Ok, so with the horizon of a new year approaching I can’t help but look back at a great 2012. So many great moments and people I stumbled across throughout the year. Sort of sucks realizing there’s no way I can recapture the magic in a blog post and in retrospect (plus writing about it […]

Filippa Malmegard

“Reclaiming Creativity” – Talking @ TEDxWomen

On Dec 1st I was honored to speak at TEDxStockholmWomen, adressing the topic of “Creative Empowerment”. The session was part of a global event with hundreds of TEDxWomen events taking place simultaneously around the world, all with this important mission statement: “TEDxWomen aims to highlight ideas of women and girls and their role in creating […]