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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 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
  • by Maryanna Rogers on May 1, 2013
    What is the role of the museum in the context of contemporary [digital] culture?  …Where we face a constant flood of information?  …Where anyone and everyone can become a curator of knowledge? …Where digital replicas of historical objects, artworks... Read More
  • by Talance Orme on April 29, 2013
    This past week at The Tech Museum of Innovation we celebrated National Volunteer Recognition Week.  From Sunday through Saturday our volunteers were served up a bounty of treats and goodies from different departments to let them know how much they... Read More