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Liseuses électroniques. Photo: D.R.

François Bon

there is no predicate "this is literature" Several times in your texts, you emphasize the strength of the ecosystem of reading. As a publisher, how do you feel our digital environment has changed our rel...

Permanent revolution in Lewe

Thomas Paine’s adoptive town Thomas Paine, who is credited with helping to spark the French and American revolutions, is burning a hole in my pocket. Instead of the Queen’s face on British banknotes, I have Th...

Italian makers take action

In Europe, Italy was the first country to be an epicenter of the novel coronavirus. As a result, mobilized Italian makers showed the way for makers around the world. Enrico Bassi of Opendot fablab in Milan, spe...

Makers Nord Sud against Covid-19

opening health solutions on a global scale Three regional networks spanning Brittany, France and West Africa have partnered with local health, research and corporate organizations to provide African fablabs wi...

Spanish makers’ ongoing fight

Co-founder of Makerspace Madrid, Cesar Garcia Saez also hosts La Hora Maker, a media & YouTube channel followed by more than 5000 makers in Spain. For Makery, he comes back on the mobilization of the makers...

UCL-Ventura

a breathing aid prototyped at F1 speed 100 hours: the time it took the team at University College London and Mercedes’s Formula 1 department to develop the first prototype of a CPAP device. In less than a mo...

JustOneGiantLab

Quantifying communities to analyze a pandemic > français If JOGL’s OpenCovid19 Initiative came out of a crisis, the multidisciplinary collaborations that are forming among its members around a growing nu...

UK makers

ramp up their response > français In the UK, the Covid-19 crisis has mobilised citizens eager to join the common fight against the pandemic. DIY problem-solving makers and open-source engineers, in colla...

Parisian textile makers

sew protective gowns for the frontline > français In early April, Makerscovid.paris received an outsize order from Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire (GHU)—for 8,400 protective gowns. Two labs and a library ...

Makers x Covid Paris

“We literally heard hospitals calling for help” > français Makery relays voices from fabrication spaces federated around the collective Makers x Covid Paris. They tell the story of how they mobilized and o...