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In view of the upcoming P3 workshop and Anne Balsamo's ideas on tinkering spaces, I asked Dustin Younse, the new Overlord of Dorkbot Austin, to say a few words about this community, their practice and the importance that tinkering has for the many Dorkbot groups around the world. He describes as a 'science fair for adults'. Here is the video (thank you Dustin!). It's in vimeo so feel free to respond to the thread here or by following the vimeo thread.
Dorkbot meetings are grassroots gatherings of scientists, artists, designers and engineers. Visit Dorkbot.org for the overall concept. By the way, Raleigh Dorkbot group (TechShopRDU) just had their monthly meeting yesterday Sept 8! The photo illustrates the poster for the session, in which