Creators of Maker Movement Come to RIT
Web journalists Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair present talk and workshop
March 24, 2009
by William Dube
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The importance of making and crafting things in American society and culture will be the topic of an upcoming presentation, “The Happy Mutant’s Guide to the Modern Maker Movement,” by new-media journalists, authors and Web loggers Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair. The event will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Webb Auditorium at Rochester Institute of Technology.
In addition, the pair will host a hands-on “makers” workshop at 9 a.m. Friday, March 27, in the Carlson Auditorium where materials and breakfast will be provided. Both events, sponsored by RIT’s Caroline Werner Gannett Project, are free and open to the public.
Frauenfelder is the founder and editor of the Boing Boing Web log and Make magazine and the author of Rule the Web. Sinclair, known as the “Net Chick,” is the editor of Craft magazine.
For more information on this and future Gannett project events visit www.cwgp.org.
WHAT: “The Happy Mutant’s Guide to the Modern Maker Movement”
WHO: Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair
WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26
WHERE: Webb Auditorium, James E Booth Building, RIT Campus