Wichita Falls residents are invited to give their input through an online survey about what they would like to create and learn in “makerspace” hubs in the city.
Makerspaces are community-operated areas where people with common interests – such as crafts, technology or science – can meet, create and collaborate to advance their ideas.
One of the pillars of the Wichita Falls economic development plan is installing and promoting a makerspace hub.
Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Henry Florsheim said since the inception of the economic plan about a year and a half ago, two privately run businesses – Dexter Learning and Crashworks – have opened, offering some of the services found in typical makerspaces.
Makerspaces can provide residents with access to equipment for business or hobbies that they possibly could not afford on their own like three-dimensional printers, laser…