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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 Emily Ramos on July 18, 2014
    This past weekend, The Tech hosted makers, hackers, and entrepreneurs to build new startups using DIY enabling technology such as 3D printers and Arduinos.  Check out the photos from the event. More photos can be found here. Who had the top idea... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 17, 2014
    To celebrate our nation’s independence, the Maker Corps Members’ second program invited guests to become pyrotechnicians for the day by launching virtual fireworks.   Guests created switchboards in order to launch the virtual fireworks. They learned... Read More
  • 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