Of all the libraries in all the world, gigabit bandwidth had to walk into this one.

Chattanooga’s Public Library converted its attic (literally: top floor, filled with junk) into a maker space that changes constantly as users ask for new services and new possibilities present themselves. The latest is Gig Lab, where library patrons can access Chattanooga’s gigabit per second Internet along with the tools to make it sing.

Part 1: Check Out the Gig
I spoke with Gig Lab ring leaders, including the 18-year-old project director (Pulse, December 18, 2014)

Part 2: Galapagos of the Internet
A conversation with , K through Nasa tech educator Jeff Branson with Sparkfun, who gave Gig Lab’s keynote workshop (Pulse, January 29, 2015)