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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 Makercorps Members on July 3, 2013
    So many Makers in the kitchen! This week, over 500 guests visited the Makey Kitchen and found their inner creative musician.   We transformed The Tech Studio into a musical food lab, and used the incredibly awesome MaKey MaKey to turn household... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on June 28, 2013
    Our first week of Makerspace was a squishy one to say the least! We chose to create a collaborative squishy circuits universe.Squishy Circuits are simple circuits made using batteries, Play-Doh, and homemade insulating dough to compose a current to... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on June 18, 2013
    Maker Faire was a flying success!     The Tech’s Ready, Set, Fly! booth was full of flight innovation, launches, and laughter. One young Maker iterated on her flying machine 32 times. Now that’s a Tech record. A father and son team both designed... Read More
  • by Tim Ritchie on June 14, 2013
    In my last post, I described where The Tech is heading in the next few years. We are focusing all our efforts on becoming a resource for innovation. We are creating exhibits and programs that offer visitors challenges, tools and materials designed... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on May 16, 2013
    The Maker movement is happening in a big way, throughout the Bay Area and the world! People are really tapping into their innate drive to make, to prototype, to design and redesign as they go, to learn from failures, and come up with brilliant... Read More