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Philly Maker Faire Podcast

Philly Maker Faire Podcast

By Philly Maker Faire
Celebrating the creators, builders, inventors, and artists that bring their visions to life. Featuring interviews of makers in the area and around the world. We strive to celebrate the diverse voices in the maker community.
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Taking Time to Breathe and Talk Design with Artist Deanna McLaughlin
This week we’re chatting with Deanna McLaughlin. She is a visual artist and designer who makes unique artwork and custom creations. Deanna worked for several years as an art therapist in state mental hospitals and for over two decades as a public school art educator. She was one of five Americans to participate in the First Artist Exchange with the Union of Artists at St. Petersburg, Russia.  Deanna McLaughlin Online Art Links Website https://www.deannamclaughlin.com Furniture InLiquid https://inliquid.org/artist/mclaughlin-deanna/ Artsy https://www.artsy.net/artist/deanna-mclaughlin/works-for-sale Jewelry https://www.cartrageous.com/ Instagram @cartrageous Yoga Links Yoga https://www.taketimetobreathe.com/ Twitter @yogaah Instagram @take.time.to.breathe Email deanna@taketimetobreathe.com Inspiring Makers Horace Pippin https://www.nga.gov/collection/artist-info.25.html Willard Wigan https://www.willardwiganmbe.com/ Dalton Ghetti https://www.daltonghetti.com/ Thomas Mann https://www.thomasmann.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
54:32
June 22, 2022
Talking Textiles with Yemisi Ajayi
This week we’re chatting with textile artist, Yemisi Ajayi who produces textile art for fashion and interior spaces including wearable arts, silk scarves and soft furnishings.  Yemisi Ajayi online LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/yemisi-ajayi-4aa83714/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/yemisi_art/ Website https://yemisiajayi.wixsite.com/website-9 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Arisimiart Twitter https://twitter.com/yemisiajayi1 Email yemiart@yahoo.com Mentioned during the podcast The Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers (PGHW) https://pghw.org/ NextFab https://nextfab.com/ THE AARDVARK ART STUDIO https://www.theaardvarkartstudio.com/ Fabric Workshop Museum https://fabricworkshopandmuseum.org/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
24:10
June 03, 2022
Igniting Change with Chad Eric Smith of Mural Arts Philadelphia
This week we’re talking with Chad Eric Smith, an award-winning actor, filmmaker, and founder of the film production company, MisterDuke Productions. He is the Director of Communications and Brand Management at Mural Arts Philadelphia "the nation’s largest public art program. Chad Eric Smith  Rumination (short film)   https://smile.amazon.com/Rumination-Kelvin-Drama/dp/B08113DYNL/ Director of Communications & Brand Management at Mural Arts cesmith@muralarts.org Mural Arts online: Beautify, Inspire, Empower Website https://www.muralarts.org/ Shop link https://www.muralarts.org/shop/ Instagram @Muralarts Facebook Mural Arts Philadelphia Twitter @MuralArts YouTube PhillyMuralArts LinkedIn Mural Arts Philadelphia Year in Review https://www.muralarts.org/blog/a-year-in-review-the-creative-leadership-of-chad-eric-smith/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
27:28
May 19, 2022
David Ryle Discusses Growing Community with Trellis For Tomorrow
This week we’re chatting with David Ryle from Trellis for Tomorrow. They deliver programs in organic gardening, environmental education, and food security that provide practical life skills for youth and adults. Trellis for Tomorrow Online David Ryle, Senior Program Director  dryle@trellis4tomorrow.org Website: https://trellis4tomorrow.org/en/team/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trellisfortomorrow/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrellisForTomorrow Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
32:60
May 05, 2022
Making in Multiple Mediums with Artist Linda Celestian
Linda Celestian online YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LindaCelestian/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindacelestian/ Website: https://lindacelestian.com/ Discussed during the podcast Moore College of Art https://moore.edu/ NextFab https://nextfab.com/ Corning Museum of Glass https://home.cmog.org/ Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) https://www.cfeva.org/ Inspiring Makers Iris Van Herpen http://www.irisvanherpen.com/ Studio Drift https://studiodrift.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
45:54
April 07, 2022
Bob Martin from Microchip: Putting the "magic smoke" into maker electronics!
Putting the "magic smoke" into maker electronics! Bob Martin online LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-martin-a574354/ Website: https://www.microchip.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/microchiptechnology/ Twitter https://twitter.com/MicrochipTech Instagram https://www.instagram.com/microchiptechnologyinc/ Mentioned in podcast https://www.hackster.io/news/hackster-s-fpgadventures-unboxing-and-testing-the-microchip-polarfire-soc-icicle-kit-9f194a9639f6?mc_cid=eaf2baf813&mc_eid=1522bd742f Sparkfun https://www.sparkfun.com/ Adafruit https://www.adafruit.com/ Mohit Electronics https://www.mohiteelectronics.com/ Quin Etnyre https://www.linkedin.com/in/quinetnyre/ Arduino https://www.arduino.cc/ Raspberry Pi https://www.raspberrypi.org/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
52:33
March 31, 2022
Painting and Music Making with Multimedia Artist Steve Course
Steve Course online Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stecourse/ Bandcamp: https://qualitychoicevideoclub.bandcamp.com/ Referenced in the podcast Beardfest: https://www.beardfest.net/   Karnival of the Arts: https://www.karnivalofthearts.com/ Rompus: https://www.facebook.com/therompus/ Electrozone: https://www.theelectrozone.org/ Inspiring makers Yves Klien: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yves_Klein Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
46:30
March 24, 2022
Leila Cartier from CraftNOW: Uniting the Philadelphia craft community
CraftNOW Philadelphia 1626 Locust Street, Office 206, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Website: https://www.craftnowphila.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/craftnowphl/ Leila Cartier, Executive Director leila.cartier@craftnowphila.org Zaria Thomas, Project Design and Operations zaria@craftnowphila.org Tools of the Trades https://www.toolsofthetrades.org/ Use EARLYBIRD75 for 75% off ticket price! NextFab https://nextfab.com/ Inspiring makers: Bottle Underground https://bottleunderground.com/ Grant Blvd https://www.grantblvd.com/ Kimberly McGlonn https://www.kimberlymcglonn.com/ Edgewood Made furniture https://edgewoodmade.com/ JV Collective https://www.jv-collective.com/ Stacy Lee Weber http://www.staceyleewebber.com/ Roberto Lugo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberto_Lugo Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
32:58
March 17, 2022
Inspiring makers of all ages with Ryne Anthony from Fluxspace
Fluxspace  Website: https://www.fluxspace.io/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fluxspace_io/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fluxspace.io Inspiring makers: Cardboard arcade https://pbskids.org/designsquad/blog/cardboard-arcade/ Stop Stealing Dreams by Seth Godin [PDF] https://seths.blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/stop-stealing-dreams6print.pdf Colleen Graves https://colleengraves.org/ Stem Camp EDU https://www.stemcampedu.org/ Fork Farms Hydroponics https://forkfarms.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery 
26:59
March 10, 2022
Sabrina-Sims-Starlyart-Studio-Philly-Maker-Faire-Podcast
Interdisciplinary artist Sabrina Sims Website: https://www.starlyart.studio/shop Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starlyartstudio/ Space For Black Hair: https://www.instagram.com/spaceforblackhair/ Bandcamp: https://starlybri.bandcamp.com/ Riso Printing: https://us.riso.com/ Taxonomy Press: https://taxonomypress.com/ Hannah Coleman & Childish Books: https://childishbooks.com/About-Us Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
28:17
March 03, 2022
Love-A-Neh: Cheesy Collaboration with Emiliano Tatar from Merion Park Cheese and Paul Fereshetian from Erivan Dairy
Emiliano Tatar from Merion Park Cheese Website: https://www.merionparkcheese.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/merionparkcheese/ Erivan Dairy owner Paul Fereshetian Armenian yogurt Website: http://erivandairy.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erivandairy/ Features: https://www.inquirer.com/food/craig-laban/local-labaneh-artisan-collaboration-20220119.html https://montco.today/2022/01/labaneh-cheese-montco-collaboration/love-a-neh-pi-2022/ Zahav https://www.zahavrestaurant.com/ George's Market at Dreshertown https://georgesmarket.com/ Dave's Backyard Farms in Elkin's Park https://davesbackyardfarms.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
41:23
February 24, 2022
Kids Hack Day with Carl Bärstad and Mrunal Shah
Carl Bärstad Founder & Community Builder https://www.kidshackday.com/ Mrunal Shah Founder of Sunday Bricks and host of Kids Hack Day in Mumbai.  https://sundaybricks.com/ Fluxspace https://www.fluxspace.io/ Folk Labs https://www.fablabs.io/   Strawbees https://strawbees.com/product/steam-school-kit/ Quirkbot https://strawbees.com/product/coding-and-robotics-kit-quirkbot/ Makey Makey https://makeymakey.com/ Mitch Altman https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Noisebridge Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
43:09
February 16, 2022
Jeremy dePrisco: Musician, Producer, Technologist
Main site: http://www.jeremydeprisco.com/ Bandcamp https://jeremydeprisco.bandcamp.com/releases Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JeremydePriscoMusic Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jjdeprisco/ SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/jeremydeprisco Twitter https://twitter.com/jeremydeprisco Fricknadorable (yes, that's how we spell it!) :-) https://fricknadorable.bandcamp.com/ Teensy Audio Project https://www.jeremydeprisco.com/teensy-audio-project-demo/ Inspirational Makers: SerpaDesign https://www.serpadesign.com/ Omri Cohen https://omricohen-music.com/ Harry Partch https://www.harrypartch.com/ Tom Waits http://www.tomwaits.com/ Justin DePrisco Art https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/justin-deprisco TinyWPA http://www.tinywpa.org/ Jonas Bers (CHA/V) https://jonasbers.com/chav/ Tools of the Trade: Ableton https://www.ableton.com/en/ Reason https://www.reasonstudios.com/ VCV Rack https://vcvrack.com/ Magic Music Visuals https://magicmusicvisuals.com/ Touchdesigner https://derivative.ca/ Teensy https://www.pjrc.com/teensy/ OpenBCI https://openbci.com/ Inspirational Viewing: PBS Craft in America https://www.pbs.org/show/craft-in-america/ Abstract: The Art of Design https://www.netflix.com/title/80057883 Ruth Goodman Victorian Farm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_Farm Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
44:35
February 09, 2022
Best of 2021 Philly Maker Faire Podcast
Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
26:30
January 26, 2022
Steve The Legacy: Author, Game Designer, Inventor, and Patent Advisor
Steve The Legacy ""You don't tell yourself what you can't do."  Website: www.stevethelegacy.com Email: stevethelegacy@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/stevethelegacy Instagram: www.instagram.com/stevethelegacy/ The Wander Ring: https://www.facebook.com/thewanderring/ Dictionary Daddy: https://www.stevethelegacy.com/Dictionary-Daddy-Bundle-Deal-p343889035 Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco    Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
45:46
December 30, 2021
Ian Peterman from Peterman Design Firm
Ian Peterman of Peterman Design Firm Website: https://www.petermanfirm.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PetermanFirm/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PetermanFirm Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/petermanfirm/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/petermanfirm Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/ConsciousDesign/?sub_confirmation=1 Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/PetermanFirm Conscious Design podcast https://www.petermanfirm.com/conscious-design-podcast/ Conscious Design Amazon ebook https://www.consciousdesignbook.com/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09KNMN9BT Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco     Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
34:52
December 16, 2021
Ray Baccari Sonic and Visual Artist
Ray Baccari online Website: www.raybaccari.com/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/ray_baccari/ WCU liv lab on Instagram: instagram.com/wculivlab/ Mentioned in the podcast Michael Alm of Almfab: https://www.michaelalm.com/ Bob Clagett: https://iliketomakestuff.com/ J. Morgan Kennedy: https://www.wcu.edu/faculty/jmkennedy.aspx John Cage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cage Christian Marclay: https://whitecube.com/artists/artist/christian_marclay/ Jiha Moon: http://jihamoon.com/ Terry Adkins: https://pulitzerarts.org/art/terry-adkins/ Ben Patterson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Patterson Fluxus artists: https://www.theartstory.org/movement/fluxus/history-and-concepts/ Gogol Bordello: http://www.gogolbordello.com/ Nextfab: https://nextfab.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
38:57
December 09, 2021
Rich Nelson and Taun Chapman from Roar for Good: Supporting Safety in the Hospitality Industry
Roar for Good  Rich Nelson Taun Chapman Website: https://www.roarforgood.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/roar-for-good/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/roarforgood Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ROARforGood/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roarforgood/ Mentioned in the podcast: Elixir: https://elixir-lang.org/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
50:33
December 02, 2021
Gautam Chebrolu from Pilleve Discusses The Future of Medication of Safety
Pilleve online  Website: https://www.pilleve.com/ Email Gautam Chebrolu: GChebrolu@pilleve.com Resources: 1upHealth: https://1up.health/ Engineering World Health: https://www.ewh.org/ Inspiration Picasso: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo_Picasso "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." Kanye West: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanye_West Steve Wozniak: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Wozniak Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
47:21
November 18, 2021
Susan Murphy Discusses Entrepreneurship and Laser Cutting with Jawnaments
Jawnaments online Website: https://www.jawnaments.com/products Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Jawnaments Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jawnaments/ Nextfab: https://nextfab.com/ University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship Program: https://www.udel.edu/research-innovation/horn/ Fishtown Neighbors Association: https://www.fishtown.org/ Philabundance: https://www.philabundance.org/ Manna: https://mannapa.org/ Inspirations: Julia Child https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julia_Child Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
53:51
November 11, 2021
Greg Fridman from AA Plasma
Greg Fridman and AA Plasma Online Website: https://www.aaplasma.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregfridman/ Podcast links Nextfab: https://nextfab.com/ 80/20: https://8020.net/ Lex Fridman https://lexfridman.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_(physics) Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
59:37
November 02, 2021
Angela McQuillan: Supporting Entrepreneurs at Venture Café
https://venturecafephiladelphia.org/ Angela@venturecafephiladelphia.org https://sciencecenter.org/ Angela-McQuillan's site: http://angelamcquillan.com/ Kiddie Kredit https://www.kiddiekredit.com/ Pop Check Technologies https://popchecktechnologies.com/ What the Brain Shows: The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Creative Arts Therapies https://drexel.edu/now/archive/2021/September/VR-Creative-Arts-Therapies-fNIRS/ Inspiring Makers: Natalie Hijinx - Vox Populi https://voxpopuligallery.org  Stranger Visions by Heather Dewey-Hagborg https://deweyhagborg.com/projects/stranger-visions Rebecca Rutstein https://rebeccarutstein.com/ Economic Development Admin https://www.eda.gov/funding-opportunities/ Black Squirrel Collective https://blacksquirrel.co/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
40:57
October 26, 2021
Christine Firrito-Easton Discusses Making Erector Set Sculptures
Christine Firrito-Easton online Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/fairiesgarden  Tyler School of Art: https://tyler.temple.edu/  Clock Museum: https://www.nawcc.org/visit/ At the Philly Maker Faire: https://philly.makerfaire.com/maker/entry/491/  Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
40:55
October 19, 2021
Jeweler Adrienne Manno of Feast Jewelry
Company: Feast Jewelry Website: https://www.feastjewelryshop.com/ Instagram @feast_jewelry Lobo Mau https://lobomau.com/collections/feast-by-adrienne/jewelry Ritual Shoppe https://ritualshoppe.com/search?page=1&q=FEAST&type=product Midnight Lunch Studio https://www.madeandmaker.com/featured-collection-feast  https://www.midnightlunchstudio.com/ The Story of the House - Maison Schiaparelli https://www.schiaparelli.com/en Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
43:15
October 12, 2021
Glass Blowing with Madeline Rile Smith of Mad Hot Glass
Madhotglass.com https://www.madelinerilesmith.com/ Tik tok @Madhotglass Instagram @madhotglass Etsy @madhotglass https://linktr.ee/Madhotglass Crefeld School Glass Studio https://www.crefeld.org/glassstudio Salem Community College http://www.salemcc.edu/glass/glass-education-center Tyler School of Art https://tyler.temple.edu/programs/glass Rebecca Horn https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/rebecca-horn-2269 Marina Abramović https://mai.art/ John Cage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cage Matty Benedetto https://www.unnecessaryinventions.com/ glassblower.info Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
47:58
October 05, 2021
Author Patrick McFadden Talks About The Revolutionary War
An American Tale of Freedom's Promise AN AMERICAN TALE OF CRIME AND COURAGE, OF BETRAYAL AND HEROISM, AND FREEDOM'S PROMISE. Historical Fiction Novel about the struggle for American Liberty from the British Empire, covering the early years of the Revolutionary War surrounding the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The early war provides background, yet the true conflict is between a diverse set of spies, all Americans, but whose loyalties are split between the British and American causes. https://libertas-americana.com/ ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0578825201 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0578825205 Amazon ebook https://www.amazon.com/American-Tale-Freedoms-Promise/dp/0578825201 Go Fund Me https://www.gofundme.com/f/Book-An-American-Tale-of-Freedoms-Promise Arcadia Publishers in SC https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/About/OurStory Out of Ireland by Kirby Miller, Paul Wagner https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/401382.Out_of_Ireland Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
59:10
September 28, 2021
Entrepreneur and Baker Nefertari Muhammad from Sister’s Original Supreme Pies
Sister’s Original Supreme Pies “So good, you ain't gonna want to share.” Website: https://sistersoriginalsupremepies.company.site/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SistersOriginalSupremePies Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sisters_original_supreme_pies/ Entrepreneur Works https://www.myentrepreneurworks.org/ Venture Cafe OnRamp https://venturecafephiladelphia.org/programs/onramp/ Earl Boyd - Entrepreneur Coach/Advisor/Consultant https://www.linkedin.com/in/eeboyd Brown's Super Stores, Inc: Shoprite https://shop.shoprite.com/globaldata/banner-pages/member-pages/browns-super-stores-inc Uncle Dave's Ice Cream https://uncledavesicecream.com/ Elijah Muhammad https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elijah_Muhammad Tyler Perry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyler_Perry Madame CJ Walker https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/madame-c-j-walker Supreme Compost Inc. http://supremecompost.weebly.com/ https://www.facebook.com/nefertarigardens/ Bartram's Garden https://www.bartramsgarden.org/ Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center https://www.watershedalliance.org/awe-centers/cobbs-creek-center/ ETAB - Entrepreneurship Through Agribusiness program created at: The Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) https://www.phila.gov/departments/office-of-violence-prevention/ Spirit First Food https://www.spiritfirstfoods.com/ Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
56:08
September 21, 2021
Michael Johnson: Instructor at Drone Lecture
Drone Lecture online https://dronelecture.com/ Drone Cadets https://drone-cadets.com/ Focusing On Me Drone Works https://www.facebook.com/Focusingonmedroneworks/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG3J7QFdUTr-k6MzzgcVL3g Mentioned in the podcast Arial Systems Group International https://asgi.io/ ADO - Advanced Drone Operations https://www.faa.gov/uas/advanced_operations/ Federal Aviation Administration https://www.faa.gov/ FAA Drone Registration https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/register_drone/ PENNDOT Rules for Unmanned Aircraft Systems https://www.penndot.gov/Doing-Business/Aviation/Licensing%20and%20Safety/Pages/Unmanned-Aircraft-Systems-(Drone)-Information.aspx Albany Technical College https://www.albanytech.edu/ Tello Drones https://www.ryzerobotics.com/tello Your hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery  
56:46
September 14, 2021
Lisa Shaffren from CrEF Lab - The Crefeld School
Lisa-Shaffren-CrEF-Lab CrEF Lab Teacher lshaffren@crefeld.org Crefeld School https://www.crefeld.org/ Creative Engineering Fabrication Lab https://www.crefeld.org/creflab Crefeld Glass Studio https://www.crefeld.org/glassstudio Facebook https://www.facebook.com/crefeldschool Twitter https://twitter.com/crefeldschool/ Cory Arnold from EGS https://www.linkedin.com/in/coreywaitearnold/ Sean Pierre - Philly Game Mechanics https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawn-pierre/ Unity Game Design https://unity.com/ Blender 3D https://www.blender.org/ p5js https://p5js.org/ Ableton https://www.ableton.com/  Inkscape https://inkscape.org/ Voxitron https://www.lexaloffle.com/voxatron.php ExCITe Center at Drexel University https://drexel.edu/excite/ Beats-by-Girlz https://www.beatsbygirlz.org/ Algorithmic bias https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algorithmic_bias Joy Buolamwini, Algorithmic Bias Researcher  https://www.linkedin.com/in/buolamwini/ https://www.ajl.org/about https://www.media.mit.edu/people/joyab/overview/ https://www.ted.com/talks/joy_buolamwini_how_i_m_fighting_bias_in_algorithms?language=en Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
47:05
September 07, 2021
STEAM Educator Christopher Sweeney
Mentioned during the podcast Morphi  Makey Makey  Nearpod  Scratch coding  Chibitronics  Tinkercad  Bird Brain  Micro:bit  Drawdio  MakerCase  Lego Mindstorm  Ecovative  Rhino and Rhino Grasshopper Genspace  Glowforge 3D printer  TurtleArt Davis Publications  Brown Dog Gadgets  Ben Krasnow and his YouTube  NileRed Structure scanner  Cooper Hewitt SKYPE A SCIENTIST  Infosys Foundation Smithsonian Learning Lab  The ODIN  Corinne Takara on MakeZine here https://makezine.com/2019/03/20/corinne-okada-takara-bringing-biology-and-sustainable-materials-into-youth-makerspaces/ Sweeney online Web site https://www.sweeneyartist.com/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sweeney2400/ Twitter https://twitter.com/csweeneyartist Facebook https://www.facebook.com/christopher.sweeney.7771 Donors Choose https://www.donorschoose.org/classroom/csweeneyartist Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
57:38
August 31, 2021
Developer Jono-Matusky: Connecting the Physical with the Digital with Plynth
Mentioned during the podcast: Oat Foundry train flip boards https://www.oatfoundry.com/split-flap/ David Guinn https://www.davidguinn.com/ Mural Arts Philly https://www.muralarts.org/ Cocoa Press https://www.cocoapress.com/ Marlowe Lune - Blackbird Postcard Society https://marlowelune.carrd.co/ Eduardo Valdés-Hevia is creating mysterious postcards https://www.patreon.com/valdevia/posts Alfred Nomad https://alfrednomad.com/ Finkel https://www.finkelband.com/ Find your anchor https://findyouranchor.us/ Ground Up https://store.groundupmusic.net/products/groundup-music-exclusive-newsletter-monthly-subscription Plaze https://plazeapp.co/ Judy Matusky (Jono's Mom): https://judymatusky.com/ Plynth.com Connect physical and digital Get early access: https://plynth.com/register MUSIC TO HOLD ON TO A monthly postcard mixtape featuring music and videos from up-and-coming artists https://www.postcardmixtapes.com/ Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
54:23
August 24, 2021
Philly Maker Faire Co-Chair and Entrepreneur Marvin Weinberger
Other makers and inspirations: Yo Yo Ma https://www.yo-yoma.com/ Wazer desktop waterjet https://www.wazer.com/ Sean O'Sullivan – SOSV https://sosv.com/team/sean-osullivan/  Amira Idris Radović TheraV https://www.theravnetwork.com/ Yasmin Mustafa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasmine_Mustafa David Brin – The Postman https://www.davidbrin.com/postman.html Alumnus Basil Harris, MD, PhD – Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize competition winner in 2017 https://drexel.edu/engineering/news-events/news/archive/2018/October/xprize-winner-bridges-science-fiction-and-science/ Vijay Kumar, Dean, Penn Engineering https://www.linkedin.com/in/vijaykum/ Hyperloop: https://drexel.edu/engineering/news-events/news/archive/2016/January/college-of-engineering-students-compete-in-spacex-hyperloop-competition/ Find Marvin Weinberg online Innovation Factory: https://innovationfactory.com/ The Off Grid Survival Axe Elite (Made in USA) a.k.a. "Lil Trucker" https://innovationfactory.com/products/lil-trucker-survival-axe LIFESABER®: A Limitless Power Supply For Wilderness Survival https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1866162613/lifesaber-a-limitless-power-supply-for-wilderness-survival Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
57:55
August 19, 2021
Painter/Entrepreneur Keisha Whatley from Custom Arts Studio and Art Haus
Mentioned in the podcast Serena Saunders - Ms Passion Art: http://www.mspassionart.com/ Capri, Italy https://www.capri.com/ Keisha Whatley from Custom Arts Studio and Art Haus Online Custom Arts Studio https://www.customartsstudio.com/ Germantown Art Haus https://gtownarthaus.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CustomArtsPage/ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/keishadwhatley/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/keishadwhatley/ PIDC Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. PIDC spurs investments that create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, and drive growth to every corner of Philadelphia. PIDC is a non-profit founded by the City of Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in 1958. https://www.pidcphila.com/ Arthaus in the news: https://6abc.com/keisha-whatley-germantown-arthaus-three-story-art-space-community/10621691/ https://www.phillytrib.com/entertainment/germantown-arthaus-wants-to-be-the-cultural-hub-of-the-community/article_05589ad5-3a35-50da-9f40-d904d78485ef.html https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2021/06/01/germantown-arthaus-keisha-whatley-historic-swain-building-creative-space-local-artists/ Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
49:57
August 10, 2021
Programmer Matt Bone of Hi Gene Monkey
SHOW NOTES: Main site: https://www.higenemonkey.com/home --- Raspberry Pi: The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK-based charity that works to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world. We do this so that more people are able to harness the power of computing and digital technologies for work, to solve problems that matter to them, and to express themselves creatively. https://www.raspberrypi.org/ Canakit (project/parts supplier): https://www.canakit.com/ Instructables Projects: https://www.instructables.com/Raspberry-Pi-Projects/ Bohemian Guitars: The company was founded by brothers Adam and Shaun Lee, who grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and were inspired by local township residents who re-purposed used materials into playable instruments. https://www.bohemianguitars.com/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Guitars SCAD: The University for Creative Careers. https://www.scad.edu/ Jonti-Craft: http://www.jonti-craft.com/ ----------- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn       Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery Episode analytics
55:27
August 03, 2021
Photographer Kara Khan of Pop-up Polaroid
Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast Keith Smith http://www.keithsmithbooks.com/ Jim Goldberg - Raised by Wolves https://www.amazon.com/Raised-Wolves-Jim-Goldberg/dp/1881616509 Robert Franks: The Americans https://www.lensculture.com/articles/robert-frank-the-americans Roald Dahl: The Sound Machine https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1949/09/17/the-sound-machine East Falls Zine Reading Room https://www.efzrr.com/ Pop Up Polaroid Online … Find #PopUpPolaroid online at their Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn   Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website   Twitter   Instagram   Facebook Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website   Twitter   Instagram   Facebook
34:39
July 21, 2021
David Castellano from Mid Atlantic Droid Builders
Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast: National Electronics Museum: https://www.nationalelectronicsmuseum.org Laura Kampf of I Like to Make Stuff, woodworking: https://iliketomakestuff.com Ivan Miranda 3D Printing: https://ivanmiranda.com Lego Brickfest https://www.brickfestlive.com/2021-2022 Mid-Atlantic Droid & Prop Builders Online Web: https://midatlantic.droidbuilders.net/ and http://midatlanticdroids.club Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MidAtlanticDroids Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/midatlanticdroids David's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/choo_choo_9327/ Not mentioned, but of interest: Makezine's The Comprehensive Guide to Building a Realistic R2-D2 Replica https://makezine.com/projects/building-your-first-r2/ ----------- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
39:45
July 13, 2021
Visual Artist Michael Mastroianni of City Line Drawings
Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast Figment - Governors Island, NY: https://newyork.figmentproject.org Mural Arts Philly: https://www.muralarts.org Jolly Minus the Trolley https://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/PhiladelphiaInquirer/shared/ShowArticle.aspx?doc=PHQP%2F2020%2F11%2F28&entity=Ar00902&sk=67D3B8A7&mode=text Philadelphia Museum of Art: https://philamuseum.org Barnes Foundation: https://www.barnesfoundation.org Eastern State Penitentiary: https://www.easternstate.org Franklin Mint: https://franklinmint.com American Red Cross (Southeastern PA):  https://www.redcross.org/local/pennsylvania/southeastern-pennsylvania/about-us.html Project Home: https://projecthome.org ASPCA: https://www.aspca.org/ Brewerytown Community Garden: http://www.brewerytowngarden.com/ Fort Mifflin: http://www.fortmifflin.us/ City Line Drawings Online: Website: citylinedrawings.com Shop: https://city-line-drawings.myshopify.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/citylinedrawings/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/citylinedrawings/ ----------- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn     Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault: https://linktr.ee/laurachenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery: https://linktr.ee/laureltreebindery
55:42
July 06, 2021
Yashas and Ashat Annappindi of Rising Makers
This week Yashas and Ashat join us on the podcast to chat about RISING MAKERS. They invent and develop products that help people, reduce pollution, and prevent wastage. RISING MAKERS innovations include Eco Soap, Safe Handle, Domino Trax, Easy Face Shield, Pain-free Face Mask and WHO formula hand sanitizers. Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast The Hacksmith: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjgpFI5dU-D1-kh9H1muoxQ Michael Reeves: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtHaxi4GTYDpJgMSGy7AeSw Mark Rober: https://www.youtube.com/user/onemeeeliondollars Havesh Domino Artist: https://www.hevesh5.com/ Onshape is the only Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product development platform that combines CAD, built-in data management, real-time collaboration tools, and business analytics. https://www.onshape.com/en/ Arduino https://www.arduino.cc/ Sharktank: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shark_Tank Rising Makers Online: Website: http://www.risingmakers.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/risingmakers Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn     Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website     Twitter     Instagram     Facebook  Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website     Twitter     Instagram     Facebook
58:29
June 29, 2021
Laura Chenault of Laurel Tree Bindery
Our unaired pilot! In this introductory episode, we speak with Laura Chenault, Marketing Director for the Philadelphia Maker Faire. Laura, who is also an interdisciplinary artist, talks with us about bookbinding and what brought her to the maker community. Laura Chenault is an interdisciplinary artist creating art from a feminist and a post-modernist perspective. She believes concept and content must work hand and hand with presentation and display. She is the owner of Laurel Tree Bindery, a small bindery specializing in one of a kind books, zines, and short print runs. Passionate about making, she helps produce the Philly Maker Faire and the Queer Zest Zine Fest. https://queerzestzinefest.carrd.co/ Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website Twitter Instagram Facebook Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website Twitter Instagram Facebook
11:03
June 22, 2021
Musician and Sound Artist Kel Smith of Suss Müsik
Disquiet Junto   Marc Weidenbaum founded the website Disquiet.com in 1996 at the intersection of sound, art, and technology, and since 2012 has moderated the Disquiet Junto, an active online community of weekly music/sonic projects. He has written for Nature, Boing Boing, The Wire, Pitchfork, and NewMusicBox, among other periodicals. He is the author of the 33 1⁄3 book on Aphex Twin’s classic album Selected Ambient Works Volume II. Read more about his sonic consultancy, teaching, sound art, and work in film, comics, and other media Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast Plastic supplier: Everything Plastic  Kirk Pearson: Dogbotic Inglis: Adaptive tech in Philly Holland Bloorview: Rehab hospital in Toronto Walter Kitundu: musical instrument builder, graphic artist, and musical composer from San Francisco, California Ryuichi Sakamoto: Modern minimalist composer Babatunde Olatunji: Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist, and recording artist Kel Smith: Soundcloud Bandcamp Website  Twitter YouTube Kel's Book: Digital Outcasts: Moving Technology Forward without Leaving People Behind Design Consulting  -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu: LinkedIn Jeremy dePrisco: https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website Twitter Instagram Facebook Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website Twitter Instagram Facebook
41:23
June 16, 2021
Melissa Lamarre founder of Mel's Butter Blends about natural skin and hair care
Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast Pennovation Center: https://www.pennovation.upenn.edu Harlem Candle Company: https://www.harlemcandlecompany.com/ Mess in a Bottle: https://www.messinabottle.com/collections/black-is-beautiful Mel's Butter Blends Website: https://www.melsbutterblends.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/workaholixmedia Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melsbutterblends/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melsbutterblends YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClIhm7H5c6E5FOtDfBGgj_w/videos Philly Maker Faire Entry 2018: https://philly.makerfaire.com/maker/entry/461/ -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chiamaka/ Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website: http://laurachenault.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/nagzter Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laura_chenault Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArtistLauraChenault Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website: https://laureltreebindery.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/laureltreebooks Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laureltreebindery Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LaurelTreeBindery
56:49
June 08, 2021
Cocoa Press maker Ellie Weinstein about 3D printing chocolates
Links for people and places mentioned during the podcast Pennovation Center: https://www.pennovation.upenn.edu Matt Stultz with Prusa: https://twitter.com/mattstultz Odd Jayy: https://twitter.com/Odd_Jayy  Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Engineering Program: https://www.sch.org Cocoa Press Website: https://www.cocoapress.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/cocoapress Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cocoapress Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CocoaPress tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@cocoa_press Philly Maker Faire Entry 2018: https://philly.makerfaire.com/maker/entry/96 2019 Meet the Maker Q&A: https://philly.makerfaire.com/2019/06/25/cocoa-press-evan-weinstein -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- | -----*----- Your Hosts Chiamaka Valerie Chikwendu LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chiamaka/ Jeremy dePrisco https://linktr.ee/jjdeprisco Laura Chenault Website: http://laurachenault.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/nagzter Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laura_chenault Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArtistLauraChenault      Laura owns Laurel Tree Bindery Website: https://laureltreebindery.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/laureltreebooks Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laureltreebindery Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LaurelTreeBindery
37:13
June 01, 2021