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Why is WikiSeat Open Source?

WikiSeat is licensed under a Creative Commons BY-SA license. What is that, and what does it mean for you? A Creative Commons license is a way of sharing ideas and things with the world. The WikiSeat Catalyst has a CC-BY-SA license which, in Creative Commons’ own words, means: “This license …

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This Is Just the Beginning

It’s been four weeks since Sean Wheeler’s class started the WikiSeat project, and now they are done with building.  They have designed, built, messed up, fixed, and completed their very unique seats. It’s been a pleasure to watch this process happen, they have learned so much in such a short …

A New Deal For Education

This is the letter that we sent to all 103 of the educators. Enjoy! Please read this whole email. We are volunteering all of our free time for the next three months because we really really like education. Thank you for being teachers who are willing to explore something new. …

Thank you for checking out our project. If this is the sort of thing you are into, please consider supporting our fundraiser that will be launching after the new year. More info about this can be found here, for now.

Some might dismiss the Maker movement as a mere hobby of the geeky and privileged, and a certain level of tech-hype skepticism is always healthy. But the open DIY hacker ethos it represents can prove powerful and possibly transformative in less-privileged regions of the world. A stunning example of this …

The day has come. The day we have all been waiting for, our Indiegogo campaign is live! Seriously, we’re not kidding, check it out, tell your friends! www.indiegogo.com/wikiseat (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)