Zero to Maker, 2nd edition (PDF)

Zero to Maker, 2nd edition (PDF)

Follow author David Lang's headfirst dive into the maker world and shows how he grew from an unskilled beginner to be a successful entrepreneur.

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Zero to Maker is part memoir and part how-to guidebook for anyone who is having thoughts like these:

I feel like all I can do is write emails. I wish I had more hands-on skills even though I don't know what I would build...

I have this one idea I've always wanted to make, but I don't know how to build it...

I keep hearing about the "maker movement" but I'm not sure what that means or how I can join in...

The book follows author David Lang's headfirst dive into the maker world and shows how he grew from an unskilled beginner to be a successful entrepreneur. You'll discover how to navigate this new community of makers, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker in your own right.

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
  • Learn how to join this community, get access to tools and experts, and pick up new skills
  • Use a template for building a maker-based entrepreneurial lifestyle and prepare yourself for the careers of the future
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    Meet the Author

    David Lang is the co-founder of OpenROV, a DIY community centered around open source ocean exploration. He is also the writer of the popular "Zero to Maker" column on Makezine.com, a public diary of his headfirst dive into the maker world. As a pioneer in the new hardware startup scene, he organized and facilitated the first-ever Maker Startup Weekend, a weekend-long event that used the rapid prototyping tool chain to prove the immense possibility of the next Industrial Revolution.

    First published in 2013, this new edition features full-color photos and shares David's latest insights and experiences as he continues to grow as a maker entrepreneur and citizen scientist.