Feature in the Daley Report from LMUSD

Superintendent Raynee Daley featured me in her "Daley Report" for the Lucia Mar Unified School District. As an assistant superintendent in 2012, she was the first person in the district that I discussed Making with and now Making is spreading through our schools.…

Quin is the Morning Keynote Speaker at the Gold Coast Science Network STEM Education Conference

I was honored to be the Keynote Speaker at the Gold Coast Science Network's 11th annual STEM education conference at Oxnard College, in Oxnard, California. Nathan Inouye, Science Coordinator for Ventura County Office of Education was instrumental in bringing me to this very engaging, and eye-opening science teachers' conference. My…

Maker.io Interview at World Maker Faire

Maker.io interviewed me at the 2015 World Maker Faire in New York City.…

Qduino Mini Project by Barb Noren

Barb Noren posted this project on her website, Paperstatic.com. She used the Qduino Mini. It really is cool when people that you don't know use your product!…

Maker Faire Rome 2015

I was invited to partner with Atmel again, this time at Maker Faire Rome. I was thrilled to see this beautiful city again! The City of Rome is very invested in the Maker Faire. All around the city, we could see advertisements for this very popular event. We found this…

World Maker Faire 2015, NYC

I was invited to partner with Atmel at the World Maker Faire 2015 in NYC last weekend. Atmel showcased several small makers in their booth who use their components. I utilize Arduino and Arduino compatible boards, such as the Qduino Mini, which contain Atmel chips, so it is a great…

My Visit to the MIT Media Lab

I was so excited to be invited to the MIT Media Lab by Joichi Ito, the current director and Nicholas Negroponte, one of the founders. I had always wanted to visit the Media Lab, and was not disappointed. It is a graduate level program, described on their website as "...actively…

Maker Faire Shenzhen 2015

June 19-21, 2015 Nanshan, Shenzhen, China I enjoyed an incredible adventure in Shenzhen, China, courtesy of Maker Faire Shenzhen. I was sponsored by the Chaihuo Makerspace and Eric Pan's SEEED Studio, an electronics manufacturer. Exploring the incredible Maker city of Shenzhen, a large metropolis of 30 million and a high…