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Omeed Manocheri

Making the News: Announcing Our Partnership With The Kansas City Star

By Blog, Video

At a time of immense economic and technological change, how can a local newspaper do more than report on the region’s future — how can it become a protagonist in shaping that future? It’s a question The Kansas City Star has been asking itself, and in partnership with Maker City, we’re announcing an exciting approach. Together, we’ve just launched a new platform that not only reports on, but also engages…

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An Interview with James Fallows

By Blog, Podcast

  In our first installment of the Maker City Podcast, Maker City Chairman Peter Hirshberg speaks with James Fallows who early in his career was a speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter and — for the last 25 years — a prolific author and national correspondent for the “The Atlantic” magazine. Jim and his wife Deb, who is also a journalist, have spent the last two years crisscrossing the U.S. in…

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Maker City Goes International!

By Blog, International, Video

Maker advocates and localists all over the world are using the Maker City book to create new forms of innovation and economic opportunity. We recently had the opportunity to travel to Israel and to interview Maker advocates from South Africa and Jordan. Next month we’ll be featuring our work in Israel including a visit to a high-impact makerspace located in Galilei. To whet your appetite, here’s a short video with…

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