Associated Colleges of the South CIO Hangout – MakerSpaces

A panel of technologists and CIOs from the Associated Colleges of the South, discussing Technology, Tools, and Tactics.

In this Hangout, we discuss MakerSpaces. With us are Mur Muchane (Executive Director Information Technology Services) and Brian Little (Information Technology Services) from Davidson College, talking about Davidson’s new MakerSpace, Studio M.


Hendrix Snapshots: 3D Printing and MakerSpace


We Scanned a Banana. THIS Happened.

We scanned a banana, using a MakerBot Digitizer, and printed it on a MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer. Elapsed Time: 3 Hours, compressed to under a minute in this video.


Hendrix Looks to the Future with 3D Printing

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to the Conway Noon Lion’s Club, about Hendrix College, and how we are working with disruptive technologies – like 3D printing.

Video Credit: The Log Cabin Demoocrat


New 3D Printer at Hendrix

Over the break, a number of new technologies have been introduced into the Oathout Technology Center: a MakerBot 3D printer, a MakerBot scanner, and a DropCam HD streaming internet camera.

We’ll be saying much more in the coming days about these new 3D printing tools, and what they can mean for instructional technology possibilities at Hendrix…

2013 in Review… and Happy New Year

2013 in Review… and Happy New Year

My 2013 annual report from WordPress. Takeaways: I need to post more, and I’m popular in India. Happy 2014, y’all – it’s going to be a great year!

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 29,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.