Becky Stern

is a Shorty Award finalist!


DIY guru, director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries

sternlab.org - 9,245 followers

Finalist in Maker chosen by the nominating board

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Biography

Becky Stern is a DIY guru and Director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit (adafruit.com). She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube about, unsurprisingly, wearable electronics (adafruit.com/beckystern). Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”). Sternlab.org.

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Becky takes photos and videos of her in-progress wearables projects, circuit boards being built and tested at the Adafruit factory, tips and tricks for building electronics, and of course her dog, Olive. She gives you an inside look at Adafruit's open source electronics manufacturing workflow, and posts on Instagram, Twitter, and Google+ especially frequently. She also documents projects at Brooklyn metalworking art combine Madagascar Institute.

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 6th annual ceremony will be held in New York City and livestreamed on the web on April 7, 2014.

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