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The Tech Blog

We want to share what inspires us, and what goes on behind the scenes here at The Tech Museum of Innovation. Our bloggers cover a variety of topics, ranging from museum activities to science and technology news. 
Looking for something specific? Blog entries are organized by category and author—see list to the right. We invite you to share your thoughts.
  • by Rebekah Nelson on July 8, 2014
    Have you ever heard of circuit bending? No? Neither had we before we developed our new Hands-On Science Workshop, Squishy Circuit Bending! In this exploratory workshop, inspired by the REBOOT:music exhibit, guests tinker with the insides of... Read More
  • by Rebekah Nelson on July 7, 2014
    What if your notebook wasn’t limited to just written content? What if you could electrify your journal? What would you create if you had the power to add circuits to paper? Last weekend, we investigated these questions and the world of 21st Century... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 3, 2014
    For the first program, the Maker Corp Members (MCM) were inspired by the movie Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, now showing at The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation!  Island of Lemurs: Madagascar shows how the lemur’s... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on May 9, 2014
    After the great success of Open Make @ The Tech: Flow, The Tech’s going to Maker Faire Bay Area!Come find us Saturday & Sunday, May 17-18, at our Hacker vs. Hacker booth. Put on your hacker hat as you take on The Tech's latest high-security... Read More
  • by Melissa Munoz on May 9, 2014
    Not many people are familiar with the style of music known as controllerism, but The Beatles dabbled in it. So did Imogen Heap and The Cure.   The movement blends sounds generated by hardware and software, not guitar picks and drumsticks. It... Read More