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theMakerSpace is about lowering the barriers of entry for people to express their creativity in a physical way. It is about people getting together, working creatively, inspiring each other, engaging with new technology, and building a “bottom-up economy”.

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software for makers

This is the right place to start if you are looking for software for makers The software you need depends on what you are wanting to make, but we recommend some almost universal tools that will be a great starting place. We also believe in the OpenSource movement, so most of these tools are free […]

Making with Vectors

What the heck is a Vector? It is a way of representing an image. Most pictures that you see on the internet are bitmaps. The difference between bitmats and vectors is best described the picture below: Vectors are lines drawn through a list of mathematical equations. Bitmaps (also knows as Rasters) are made up of lots […]

theMakerSpace begins

makerspace

Welcome to theMakerSpace! What is a “maker space” and what’s up with THEmakerSpace? isnt that a bit presumptious? It could be, but this is South Africa, and we have to keep things simple because we are usually a step or two behind the first world. The Maker Movement, is all about you and me making […]

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