Elizabeth Lemmonds, maker space entrepreneur

Episode #006: Elizabeth Lemmonds, Forge | entrepreneur

Forge will be a uniquely Memphis mashup of arts space and fabrication shop. Part incubator, part gallery, part playground. A space for creation… and for inspiration. For collaboration and interdisciplinary innovation. Quite simply put, [they] plan to be our city’s most unique resource, fueling both economic and community growth.

What is Forge? – Maker space/art space meets fabrication shop where artists, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, engineers, all kinds of skills and talents can “Connect, Collaborate, and Create.”

http://www.forgememphis.com/,
http://www.gofundme.com/forgememphis,
https://twitter.com/goforge

Photo credit: Lesley Younghttp://instagram.com/mississippihuckleberry


Bio disel- https://www.google.com/maps/views/streetview/art-project?gl=us
Lego artist – Nathan Sawaya  http://brickartist.com/

What is forge? – Maker space/art space meets fabrication shop where artists, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, engineers, all kinds of skills and talents can “Connect, Collaborate, and Create.”

il Baristo / la Barista?

Broad Ave
Broad ave businesses – http://broadavearts.com/
Muddy’s Bakeshop – http://www.muddysbakeshop.com/
Wiseacre – http://wiseacrebrew.com/

reading rainbow – http://www.readingrainbow.com/

Square – https://squareup.com/
Square at Tech Shop – http://images.businessweek.com/slideshows/2012-05-24/techshop-creations

Why Memphis? – “That’s not a question that strikes me.”
Why decide to open this in Memphis – “I want to be a part of the change.”

The Rainforest -http://www.therainforestbook.com/,
http://www.amazon.com/The-Rainforest-Secret-Building-Silicon/dp/0615586724
,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_species
,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_%28architecture%29

Gen Y wants to be a creator culture
http://www.hlntv.com/article/2012/11/14/nick-shore-mtv-gen-y-millennial-making-america,
http://www.mtvinsights.com/post/54357910536/young-millennials-and-maker-culture
,
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/opinion/sunday/the-entrepreneurial-generation.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

biodegradable scaffolds out of stem cells, create viable organs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tissue_engineering

Nova Copy http://www.novacopy.com/
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/3d-printed-foot-brings-back-ducks-waddle/

Peabody Ducks http://www.peabodymemphis.com/peabody-ducks/
Howard the Duck http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/howard_the_duck/

3D print a house
http://mashable.com/2014/04/28/3d-printing-houses-china/,
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27221199

Google’s self driving car
http://www.google.com/about/careers/lifeatgoogle/self-driving-car-test-steve-mahan.html,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_driverless_car

Minority Report
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minority_Report_%28film%29

Google glass
https://www.google.com/glass/start/
Greg Priest Doorman http://www.seattlepi.com/business/slideshow/Google-Glass-preview-in-Seattle-83322/photo-6122316.php

Why Are Silicon Valley Executives Sending Their Kids to a Tech-Free School?
http://magazine.good.is/articles/why-are-silicon-valley-executives-sending-their-kids-to-a-tech-free-school

Google island
http://www.wired.com/2013/05/on-google-island/

Ecolutionary –  A guerilla gardener in South Central LA
http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_finley_a_guerilla_gardener_in_south_central_la,
http://www.tolerance.org/blog/become-ecolutionary

Screwpulp
http://www.screwpulp.com/#sthash.tclPNXmr.dpbs
http://www.highgroundnews.com/features/ScrewPulp.060414.aspx

Richard Billings https://twitter.com/jazzcat007

British culture and monster theory
http://www.academia.edu/Documents/in/Monsters_and_Monster_Theory,
http://www.amazon.com/Monster-Theory-Jeffrey-Jerome-Cohen/dp/0816628556,
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/may/13/spotlight-on-mom-elizabeth-lemmonds/?print=1

Fun job titles:

  • Entreprenabler
  • Chief Kraken releaser
  • Agent of Dangerous Goods
  • The Pope of Dope

 

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