By Andrew Sleigh
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How we make things and how things make us. Conversations about makers and maker culture, craft, design, manufacturing, work, and technology.
||CleanLooking Sideways in Shenzhen – Trailer||Introducing a special mini-series of Looking Sideways on location in Shenzhen, China||12 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 — Kevin Kelly||In this special episode of Looking Sideways, I talk with writer, editor and internet pioneer, Kevin Kelly. He’s just published a new book, The Inevitable, which draws out a broad sweep of trends that he believes will shape our future.||18 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 — Kazys Varnelis||Today’s guest, Kazys Varnelis, helps me take a look at today’s maker culture through the lens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, as well as the many DIY and counter-culture movements that sprang up in the second half of the 20th Century.||27 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 — Thomas Lommée||Thomas Lommée is a designer who maintains the OpenStructures project, a “construction system where everyone designs for everyone.” OpenStructures is an experiment that explores what happens when people design objects using a common open standard||20 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 — Sara Hendren||This week, I talk with Sara Hendren about the role of art in engineering and design, and how we can make use of unresolved questions, ambiguity and productive uncertainty, to make things that better serve human needs.||13 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 — Chris Schwarz||This episode features the woodworker, writer and publisher Chris Schwarz. Chris runs the small publishing company, Lost Art Press, which specialises in finely made books on hand-working practices. He uncovers historical texts that show us forgotten way.||6 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 — Will Holman and Pascal Anson||In this episode I talk to two guests who share an interest in remaking the world around them, First, we head over to Baltimore, to meet Will Holman, whose book, Guerrilla Furniture Design, is a handbook for the resourceful, nomadic maker.||28 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1 — Deb Chachra||We talk about the work of the pioneering scientist, feminist and educator, Ursula Franklin, whose book, The Real World of Technology, helps us understand how things are made in modern systems of manufacturing,||21 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking Sideways Series 2||Hello, and welcome back to Looking Sideways. I took a long hiatus after the first series, but now I’m back with a new series of interviews focusing on making. In this series, I set out to explore the world of making from the individual craftsperson,||15 2 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 – Mitch Altman||How to start a hackerspace, the zen of soldering, and the importance of doing what you love||25 6 2014||Free||View in iTunes|