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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 Barry Starr on November 1, 2013
    Dr. Roberta Hannibal helps visitors see their cells under a microscope.   Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, each November Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (postdocs) return to the second floor of The Tech.  They set up a... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on October 27, 2013
    We’re very excited the 3rd annual Bay Area Science Festival is finally here.   To kick off this year’s festival, our Tech team went up to the Exploratorium for their pumpkin carving tinkering social club. Here’s Ryan from The Tinkering Studio behind... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on October 22, 2013
    At the end of September, I went to visit World Maker Faire in New York City. World Maker Faire is similar to the Bay Area Maker Faire, but geographically every Maker Faire varies. Each faire displays the spirit of the local community and you begin... Read More
  • by Michelle Maranowski on September 26, 2013
    If you have been to The Tech recently, you know that we have opened a new exhibition on the bottom floor of the museum that explores Social Robots. Right now, the exhibition is a design challenge where our visitors can build a robot using input... Read More
  • by Guest Blogger on September 18, 2013
    By Laura Bruursema At The Tech, kids can shake in a simulated earthquake, cycle to power a light bulb and then race to catch interactive digital butterflies. Most weekdays, school trips fill the museum floor with boisterous groups of kids, shrieking... Read More