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2016
What is a MakerPro?   MakerPro def; a working engineer who is a maker on the side, mainly for financial gain.   The materials, tools and techniques that the MakerPro uses for their hobby will invariably bleed into their professional life. What do I mean? Well, I am talking specifically about single board computers like the Raspberry Pi and single board microcontrollers, like the Arduino UNO and Adafruit Trinket. I have several personal experiences with these boards, notably for exten ...
Y Combinator is set to run an extended experiment in order to gauge the viability of providing people with a basic income. (via ycombiner)   The idea of governments providing its citizens with a basic monthly income (social security of sorts) seems like a great idea depending on how you look at it- having rent (or mortgage), utilities and food paid for whether they work or not is like winning the lottery for some. For others, the link between ‘work done and money earned’ would c ...