The conventional refrain is that Michigan’s workers are cogs in machines — legions of folks used the security-blanket employment at giant, 20th Century corporations now struggling to survive.
For a hands-on look at a new culture — a culture of re-invention — you gotta check out the Maker Faire later this summer at the Henry Ford in Dearborn…
Maker Faire taps into a rising do-it-yourself invention culture in Southeast Michigan chronicled recently by MetroMode.
The Henry Ford offers a VIP preview of Maker Faire tonight. The full, two-day fair, featuring more than 200 exhibits, runs July 31 and August 1.