Makerspace

Rome's Best Kept Secret

1 year ago
It was the nexus of creativity and community.
The shot below was really interesting.
(no, not because it's out-of-focus)

1) it was taken with my camera
2) the shutter button was never pressed
Pablo had a portable router that he had hacked and installed his own firmware on.

He then plugged it in into my DSLR,
and, using his Android tablet,
he made it a giant viewfinder.

He had control of my camera.

I was trying to take this all in when, before I knew it, he took the shot.
Hidden in Plain Sight
Who knew the creative minds of the city met in a loft on Broad St?
Creatives' Candyshop
"7hills Makerspace is a membership-based, not-for-profit, community workshop located in Rome, Georgia. We are a group of local artists, engineers, business people, educators and economic developers who work together to make tools and resources available for our members that they would not otherwise have access to.
We collaborate on various projects in order to learn from each other, share knowledge, and promote community and economic development."
He was kind enough to show us around.
A Breath of Fresh Air
He was a part of the Darlington Robotics Team.
Also, not only was he probably the youngest member of Makerspace;
he was also involved since its genesis several years back.
Before the end of the night we met Christopher.
A filmmaker, director Meet Pablo lens-hacker, and Maker
from Buenos Aires, Argentina
From laser cutters & 3-D printers to midi controllers & cat blankets, this Masonic temple turned creative-hub has become the place for some of the most innovative minds in Rome to come together and share their work and support each other's endeavors.
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