Skills USA http://kcur.org en Youth Demonstrate Job Talents At Skills USA http://kcur.org/post/youth-demonstrate-job-talents-skills-usa <p>Hundreds of people are gathering to prove they are the best at a profession they have either just started or about to start. The Skills USA competition pits people in secondary and post-secondary education in head to head competition in talents ranging from computer programing, to cooking, to welding to over 90 other fields.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:08:31 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 39192 at http://kcur.org Youth Demonstrate Job Talents At Skills USA KC Makers And The Democratizing Of Manufacturing http://kcur.org/post/kc-makers-and-democratizing-manufacturing <p>The maker movement is about changing the way things are made. It&#39;s been called a new industrial revolution, with a focus on building things in garages or community workspaces, instead of in factories. It&rsquo;s like the DIY crafts movement, only for engineers and hackers instead of knitters.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:42:37 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 19772 at http://kcur.org KC Makers And The Democratizing Of Manufacturing