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Gearbox By Jessica Colaco / January 16, 2014

Upcoming International Development Design Summit (IDDS) and Rethink Relief summits by MIT D-Lab


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  D-Lab will be supporting two summits and applications are now open for both! Having attended a previous IDDS Brazil in 2012, I highly encourage any creative, innovative, unique people to apply.   Rethink Relief Rethink Relief is an intense two-week hands-on design workshop dedicated

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shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future

Gearbox By Jessica Colaco / December 17, 2013

shift 2020 Kickstarter campaign


Blogpost  by: Rudy De Waele I am very pleased to announce my contribution to a new book project called shift 2020 - How Technology Will Impact Our Future. It’s a self-published book curated by Rudy De Waele including foresights on how technology will impact our future by some of the world’s leading experts. The story

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Gearbox By Jessica Colaco / December 16, 2013

Flying Donkeys and Tech Expos


By Wachira Ndaiga- Gearbox intern What a month it’s been! Between all our everyday work and grind, we managed to sign up, build and compete in an IEEE expo competition, as well as arrange a wildly inspiring Gearbox meetup with Jonathan Ledgard from EPFL on the Flying Donkey Challenge. Read

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Laser cut sign at TechShop SF

Photo Credit: SF Etsy

Gearbox By Jessica Colaco / November 8, 2013

Gearbox Hardware Meet Up in San Francisco


Gearbox was in San Francisco last week and had the opportunity to hold a hardware meet up in the heart of the Bay Area maker community. With the help of our friends are TechShop, Juliet and Nathaniel hosted a two hour gathering that brought together makers, hardware innovators and companies

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