Zero to Maker

Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don’t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you’ll follow author David Lang’s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right.

Lang reveals how he became a pro maker after losing his job, and how the experience helped him start OpenROV—a DIY community and product line focused on open source undersea exploration. It all happened once he became an active member of the Maker culture. Ready to take the plunge into the next Industrial Revolution? This guide provides a clear and inspiring roadmap.

  • Take an eye-opening journey from unskilled observer to engaged maker-entrepreneur
  • Enter the Maker community to connect with experts and pick up new skills
  • Use a template for building a maker-based entrepreneurial lifestyle
  • Learn from the organizer of the first-ever Maker Startup Weekend
  • Be prepared for exciting careers of the future

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Down the Rabbit Hole
Chapter 2. DIT (Do-It-Together)
Chapter 3. The Maker Mentality
Chapter 4. Access to Tools
Chapter 5. Craftsmanship
Chapter 6. Digital Fabrication
Chapter 7. One to One Thousand
Chapter 8. Makers Going Pro
Chapter 9. Making More Makers
Chapter 10. Epilogue

Book Details

  • Paperback: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Maker Media, Inc (August 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449356435
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449356439
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