By Ken Denmead
The wildly well known DIY dad follows up his fast New York Times bestseller with a clean batch of geeky weekend technological know-how initiatives for the total family members to take pleasure in.
Ken Denmead struck a chord with mom and dad and youngsters throughout the US along with his GeekDad web publication on Wired.com, which gets a couple of million web page perspectives per thirty days. His debut publication, Geek Dad, used to be on bestseller lists and in its 7th printing simply months after hitting shop cabinets. With The Geek Dad's advisor to Weekend Fun, he retains the nerdtastic novelties coming, with initiatives that educate readers how you can:
•Build home made robots from scratch
•Write and direct easy stop-motion videos
•Hack into mechanical toys so as to add cool digital twists, and extra
United by way of the idea that to truly comprehend technological know-how and the way anything works you want to layout and construct it your self or remake it higher, Geek mom and dad all over will have fun this most modern installment of weekend workshop wonders.
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The reference to the temporal dimension indeed allowed for unifying different dimensions in the world of young people – the relationship with school, with work, with the family, with politics and so on – usually considered separately. In other words, it guaranteed a comprehensive look at a constellation of changes that were radically transforming the meaning and ways of being young. In 2001, twenty years after the initial study,11 new research was begun, which in the framework of a broader examination of the changes in contemporary society’s relationship to time, once again concentrated on the world of young people.
The choice to use material exclusively from interviews with Milanese young people is tied to two ways of reasoning. First of all, the specific nature of the urban situation in Milan, probably the Italian city with the most metropolitan, post-modern characteristics, where the pace of life is particularly fast and the social climate extremely dynamic. Secondly, the possibility, thanks to this choice, of making some comparisons with the results of the research carried out in Milan twenty years earlier during the first research on young people and time (Cavalli, 1985).
The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun: Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family by Ken Denmead