Our friend Deborah Carter is letting Silicon Valley know our Amsterdam kids are coming for them! Why is teaching our children about computer science so important? How does being a digital native mean more than knowing how to work the iPad? How can we create future innovators, problem solvers and inventors? Deborah from NewTechKids lays it all down for you in this TEDxAmsterdamEd

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Moyee coffee is literally a better coffee. They're not only the world's first fairchain coffee brand but they also get their beans at the original birthplace of coffee in Kaffa, Ethiopia. MAKE founder Dylan Ingham sat down with Guido, the brains and founder behind Moyee coffee. Guido's mission is to fix the broken coffee chain and shift the roasting and packaging process to the coffee beans producing country itself. We've also nominated Moyee for this

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MAKE applauds change makers! And we're proud to have been involved with kid computer science program NewTechKids. Our long time friend Deborah Carter, founder and business director of NewTechKids, will be speaking on TEDxAmsterdamED tomorrow. Deborah and her partner Marja-Ilona are education pioneers who are putting all of their efforts to start a digital (r)evolution for elementary school kids. Why is it so important that our children learn about what goes in an iPad? Or

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At MAKE we celebrate and champion people who defeated the odds, inscribed their names in innovation, creativity, changing the world for the good. We're inspired by the 'high priest' of Polka Dots Yayoi Kusama who just turned 84 years old. Yayoi had admitted herself voluntarily into a mental institution where she's been living since 1975 and has made most of her artworks. "Since my childhood, I have always made works with polka dots. Earth, moon,

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MAKE loves working for awesome brands but we adore working on awesome initiatives! Favela Rio United is an NGO run by former professional sc Heerenveen football player Patrick Hoep. Patrick  is dedicated to provide a football program to young football talents in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, and let them be seen by scouts who otherwise would never set a foot in the favelas. MAKE donated its talents and creative minds to supports Patrick's quest

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Holland,a small flat country and yet we've produced a World Champion paralympic snowboarder! Gold for Bibian Mentel at the World Cup at La Molina. MAKE has the pleasure of working with the team of Bibian Mentels' 'Mentelity Foundation' and create cool campaign that should raise awareness and funds for kids with disabilities who want to play sports but can't because of the unsuitable and costly prosthetics. The project is part of the Better Awards, a

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MAKE's Under Armour campaign star Lindsey Vonn just claimed her 15th skiing World Cup victory. That may be a crowninge goal in itself, but it gets even better knowing she hadn't raced in almost a year due to her knee injuries. “Today was just an enormously happy day and also a big relief to know that I’m back and I still have the capability of winning,” Vonn told the Canadian press. Congratulations to Lindsey Vonn

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New Tech Kids is a tech academy for ... kids! We can't beat around the fact that technology and computer science IS the future of our brood. Our dear friend Deborah Carter (who's also the co-founded PICNIC) and her partner Marja-Ilona are helping elementary school children to shape their future, and actually our future as well. They are the next Mark Zuckenberg's and Steve Job's, and MAKE is thrilled to play a part in it! MAKE

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German designer Alexa Proba spends 30 minutes every day to design a new poster. She started the 'A Poster A Day' project two years ago and has created more than 470 posters by now. During the day Alexa works as a graphic designer at Kickstarter, but when she comes home from work she dives behind her computer for 30 minutes to design something fun and new. The end results can be found on her website

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