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The process inspired him to create DIY Drones, a community of other autonomous drone enthusiasts that has 34 | ZERO TO MAKER grown to more than 30,000 members in less than 5 years. The group has collaborated to create a number of different autonomous flying devices, including the ArduPlane and the ArduCopter autopilots. In addition, Chris has spun out a company, 3D Robotics, that manufactures boards and components (largely to the growing DIY Drones community) and is now selling thousands of these devices every month.
A better way to learn is to practice speaking with a native speaker or, better yet, go for an immersive trip to a Spanish-speaking country. Making is no different. Thankfully, though, you don’t have to cross any borders to find an immersive maker experience. When I first committed to getting started, I thought hard about who I should try to spend my time with, and more important, how I was going to convince them to let me hang around. Not surprisingly, many of the groups and people I sought were people I met (or learned about) that first day at Maker Faire.
But making, as I discovered early on, was about the art of finding other people—seeking out teachers, creating and joining like-minded groups, collaborating with strangers—and co-creating together. As long as you have an initiative to get started, it quickly evolves to Do-ItTogether, or DIT. It is difficult for a new maker to fathom how it all fits together and even more difficult to see how to contribute to the process. However, after a few basics are out of the way, such as learning the maker lingo, finding the right people, and getting 20 | ZERO TO MAKER access to the appropriate tools, the making quickly follows.