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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 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
  • by Rebekah Nelson on April 30, 2014
    If you have visited The Tech in the last two weeks, you may have noticed that we have turned the Hands-On Science Workshop into a music-making, Makey Makey powered mecca. The MIDI MusicBox allows guests to compose musical circuits and unleash their... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on April 24, 2014
    Join us for Open Make @ The Tech: Flow this Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We're bringing together a great group of Makers, all who’ve inspired us by doing innovative things with circuits and electrical flow – the basis of many of... Read More
  • by Michelle Tran on April 10, 2014
    This year's The Tech Challenge: Harnessing the Wind will see students move water to the people who need it most. In California, we spend 19% of our total energy consumption moving and processing water. In our county alone we import 55% of our... Read More