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Nintendo “making”

Posted on: January 19, 2018

I have no doubt that someone will watch this video by Nintendo and label it an example of the maker movement.


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It is not. Needing to assemble something does not make the process of making.

Following instructions to arrive at a model answer or artefact is using a recipe. There was no creative customising or critical hacking. There was no self-direction or agency. There was little, if any, problem-seeking, planning, or problem-solving.

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