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Here is a list of links to my most popular entries on my previous blogging platform


A Maker City Is a Jazz City

Makers Remaking the American Dream

The Engaged City

City Innovate Foundation Chairman’s Letter

The Curious Case of Art and Civic Innovation

Ballooning the Interview: Hacking Back at North Korea with Open Culture


Why be a commodity when you can be fabulous?

Maker Faire Keynote: The Remarkable Rise of the Maker City Phenomenon