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Houston We Have a Solution!

As we ready to head to the FIRST Championship in Houston this week, we find ourselves reflecting on the journey on which FIRST has taken us. Our son's involvement in FIRST LEGO League, when he was 12, now well over a dozen years ago, led us to mentoring in FIRST Tech...

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More Like Alex: A World Where Everyone Cares

"We should all be more like Alex. Imagine what the world would look like if we were. Imagine the suffering we could ease and the lives we could save." President Barack Obama There's a lot going on - in our world and in the world at large. We've been too busy with work...

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The Year of Living Creatively

2015 was an amazing year for us here at Eureka! Factory, a year of self-realization and creative exploration, the year we learned we could make a living doing what we love, together, in the service of the common good. From the 2014 ashes of disappointment following...

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Change by Intent & Design

“Impact is never about knowing all the steps ahead, but about taking one intentional step after the other.” ― Bidemi Mark-Mordi We had a wonderful time last week, at the first ever Library MakerFest. Hosted by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium and Novare Library...

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The Urgency of Doing

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” Leonardo DaVinci - (maybe) In The Expanding Universe: Why the Maker Movement Matters, on the education blog, Maelstrom ("Spinning in the...

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Making for Fun & Knowledge: A Look at the Scan-o-Tron!

“Creating means living.” ― Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape We've always loved making things, from the workbenches and furniture we made for our first home three decades ago (including the desk I still write from today!), to literature and art, to building projects like...

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The Eureka! Factory, a trademark of Willingham Associates LLC, is a collaborative of creative individuals and business partners who believe in the power of community driven innovation to help people move from passive consumption to empowered and active creation of their future and ours.