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Homefarm – subsistence crops in your kitchen

Homefarm – subsistence crops in your kitchen

Michael Currin wants people living in concrete jungles to become more food independent, so he developed a smart appliance to do just that. Homefarm is a South African start-up that, thanks to Michael’s vision, developed a hybrid hydroponic unit that grows microgreens...

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Makerspaces are co-working institutions as well

Makerspaces are co-working institutions as well

Co-working is an experience. There is a synergy created when people work together on their own projects and ventures. Between 2006 and 2015, a few studies have shown the number of co-working spaces and available seats has roughly doubled each year. It is no...

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A Tim of many trades

A Tim of many trades

Made in Workshop is both a second home and like a godchild to Tim Gilbert, owner of Machine Tool & Design Technology's and DIPASA. In fact, Tim and Henry Levine, the mastermind behind Made In Workshop, go way back. “Over the years Henry and I have done a lot of...

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The man behind Made In Workshop

The man behind Made In Workshop

“As a child, I liked to take my toys apart. I’ve always wanted to see how things worked,” says Henry Levine, owner of makerspace Made In Workshop. “I’ve always thought: What’s inside it? I can make that.” The first toy that Henry took apart was a remote-controlled...

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Nicola Smith: Being a woman in an industrial world

Nicola Smith: Being a woman in an industrial world

The first time Nicola Smith walked into Made In Workshop she was stared at. Nicola is a petite woman who looks a lot younger than her years, and it’s difficult to imagine her small, feminine hands operating heavy-duty machinery. So it’s no wonder that she looked a bit...

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