DIY http://wkms.org en DIY Houses In The Internet Age: Some Assembly Required http://wkms.org/post/diy-houses-internet-age-some-assembly-required If you can barely swing a hammer, you can still build your own home.<p>Builders at the Maker Faire in New York City proved this point last fall, with something akin to an old-fashioned barn-raising.<p>The event celebrates the do-it-yourself aesthetic, particularly when it comes to digital fabrication and open-source construction plans. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:44:43 +0000 Jon Kalish 38761 at http://wkms.org DIY Houses In The Internet Age: Some Assembly Required The Morning Cram [the ikea effect edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-ikea-effect-edition <p></p><p><strong>From NPR: </strong>For most, making or assembling things with your hands develops a sense of pride in your workmanship. Researches are now asking if <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/02/06/171177695/why-you-love-that-ikea-table-even-if-its-crooked">labor actually leads to love</a> instead of the other way around. Feel a need to test it out? So do all the other people running to their nearest Scandinavian do-it-yourself furniture store. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:24:19 +0000 Whitney Jones 27700 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [the ikea effect edition]