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F@*k the Arduino

F@*k the Arduino

At the end of every month, Henry Levine’s mother would go to Benmore Gardens shopping centre to get her groceries.  She’d fill her shopping trolley, pay, and then push the trolley to her 18-wheeler fully articulated Mercedes-Benz lorry, where she’d proceed to unload...

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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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