- The maker movement is an extension of the DIY movement with a focus on technology
- The newest maker space, Create at Arizona Science Center, hosts its grand opening Sept. 26
- The maker community is open and collaborative, so anyone can learn and get involved
Jasper Nance grew up on a dairy farm in Idaho. There was little technology, but she developed a strong interest in electronics, fiddling with circuit boards on the school bus and receiving her first soldering gun in the sixth grade. Now the 32-year-old Mesa resident is an engineer with Orbital ATK, an aerospace manufacturer.
Joey Hudy, 18, of Anthem, made headlines when he was invited to the 2012 White House Science Fair to demonstrate his marshmallow gun for President Barack Obama.
Ryan Murray, 34, of Phoenix, has always enjoyed using his hands, whether it’s to work on cars, build skate rails, design furniture or…