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Tara Tiger Brown
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Designed in collaboration with Eric Rosenbaum of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT, this very cool kit lets kids record their own sounds and make electrical switches out of simple things from around the house to bring their toys to life.
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https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/05/22/national-museum-and-library-medal-winners-inspire-makers-across-america

Los Angeles Public Library (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles Public Library teams up with LA Makerspace to offer multigenerational literacy programs with a science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) twist in many of the library system’s 73 locations. The library’s “Full STEAM Ahead” program presents STEAM programs for preschoolers and school-aged children to help compensate for the scarcity of free and low-cost afterschool programs in those subjects in the LA Community.  The library also organizes fun, hands-on learning opportunities in community workshops that incorporate robotics, coding circuitry, stop-motion animation, citizen science and 3D printing.
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There are a lot of terms being bandied around in relation to electronics that you can wear and attach to textiles. I found myself a bit confused between the different terms as they get used interchangeably. Out of frustration I did some digging into how experts are defining these different terms. I hope it helps you as much as it has helped me. Let ... Read More
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It's not heart breaking, it's disgusting. 
 
Creatures across the world are being decimated as humans kill them for food in unsustainable numbers, while polluting or destroying their habitats. In the last 40 years we lost half of our wildlife! 
Species across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats
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Thank you for making this video. Made me think of the Superbowl ad "Like a girl." 
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How do I get arms like a girl, because damn!
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This tweet from Marc Andreesen and RT'd by Dave McClure caught my eye: Great roundup of 10 essays (including one by me) on building things: medium.com/@brendanbaker/… @brendanbaker I clicked the link because as an entrepreneur who is building a company, and chairperson for a nonprofit organization that helps people "build" things, it [...]
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The first half hour of Robert Zemeckis’s 1989 movie takes place in the distant future – 2015. Self-confessed Back to the Future fan Catherine Shoard takes a look at its accuracy
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Hey Thomas - Mom's Day is coming up. If we make a card template do you think you would make a card for your Mom?
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When furries escape.
In some zoos in Japan and China, staff members perform regular security drills to practice their response to a large animal escape by using costumed zookeepers as the fugitive animals. Individuals in furry costumes or pairs in full-size mockups of larger animals run through zoo property, sometimes inflicting mock injuries, as fellow zookeepers work to surround, subdue, and recapture them.
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Thank you! I found a heart pocket I made many many years ago at Elementary school and I couldn't figure out how to make one. My son and I made one over the weekend and he loved it.
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Those were popular to make at christmas to hang in the christmas tree when I was young.
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I can't wait for next Friday to geek out with Luz again. Want to join us?
 
Join us Fridays at 10am PT when we'll answer your simple electronics and DIY questions. If you are a parent, and educator a n00b or a kid, this is the show for you. Send us your questions ahead of time or ask during the show!
This Hangout On Air is hosted by KitHub. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Education
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
  • Post University
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Female
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Friends, Networking
Birthday
November 23
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Married
Other names
Tara Bonner, Tara Brown
Story
Tagline
Technologist striving for equal opportunity. Vegan fighting to save the planet.
Introduction

Hi and thanks for being here!

I'm a Tech Director at the Connected Learning Alliance & DML Research Hub. I co-founded the LA Makerspace and serve as Chairwoman. I also co-created the LA tech stratup map, Represent.LA.

This is general list of things I tend to post:

  • Technology
  • Conservation
  • MAKE / DIY 
  • Women in Tech 
  • Los Angeles, 
  • Digital Media Learning,  
  • Mentoring & Coaching, 
  • Traveling, 
  • Kid Stuff, 
  • Animal Advocacy
  • and things that make me laugh.

Hearts and Hugs,

Tara

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Bragging rights
The White House interviewed me. I'm a meme (lookup No One Is Born Racist). I was featured on CNN Health because I was working out with my cat. I wrote a piece on Forbes and it was #1 on the popular charts.
Work
Occupation
Entrepreneur / Technical Product Manager / Writer
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Product Management, Strategy, Startups, Social Media, User Experience, Community Building
Employment
  • The Connected Learning Alliance
    Technical Director, 2014 - present
  • Los Angeles Makerspace
    Co-founder/Exec Director, 2012 - present
  • UC Irvine Digital Media Learning Research Hub
    Technology Director, 2012 - present
  • Born This Way Foundation
    Tech Advisor / Wrangler, 2012 - 2013
  • Tiger Productions
    Owner/ Technical Product Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • Noot
    Co-founder/VP of Product, 2010 - 2010
  • Topspin Media
    Sr. Program Manager / Account Manager, 2008 - 2010
  • Microsoft
    Sr. Lead Program Manager, 2000 - 2008
  • BCAA
    Developer / Project Manager, 1997 - 2000
  • Yaletown Technology
    Developer / Project Manager, 1995 - 1997
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Previously
Venice, CA 90291 - San Francisco, CA - Seattle, WA - Carnation, WA - San Francisco, CA - Sunnyvale, CA - Vancouver, BC, Canada - Paris, France - Vienna, Austria - Singapore, Singapore
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