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Interview with Syuzi Pakchyan on Fashioning Technology

I met Syuzi Pakchyan at the 2006 Maker Faire in San Francisco. At that at time, Syuzi had just finished her thesis titled "SparkLab" where she was exploring the intersection between culture, technology and craft. She was doing a workshop where crafters made light up bracelets with conductive thread and snaps. Of course, we hit it off right away and we had a wonderful interview which never made it to Switch because of a microphone malfunction.

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Stay warm and keep in touch by iPod proofing your gloves this winter.

After our easy step-by-step DIY, you'll turn heads and turn up the tunes without one finger hitting the cold again. Take it from me, this is the easiest, cheapest, and coolest DIY project you can do for the Holidays! Make them for yourself, or they are a great gift for any of your hi-tech friends. We promise not to tell them how easy it was.


Photo by Heather Weston for Switch Craft 

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Three Tweets for Twittering Teddy!!!

Guru Lloyd and I, from MyHome2.0, performed hours of exhausting surgery on an old teddy bear to bring you the Twittering Teddy! We converted your favorite friend into an animatronic bear that reads and speaks all your Twitter messages. Creepy? No... its CUTE!

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