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Introduction

Tinkering is one of my favorite things to do. I grew up tinkering on a hog farm in Missouri. I got into a decent college and tinkered my way through a physics degree. Since then I’ve tinkered in several countries; for hire and pro bono; with street urchins and PhDs; below sea-level and at 5,000 meters; within elite institutions and with ragtag gangsters; toward lofty goals of enlightenment as well as cheap thrills; with close friends and total strangers; with high-tech paraphernalia and also art, music, and plumbing supplies; at all times day and night; and in various states of dress and undress. It’s all been magnificent and I highly recommend it.

So I wrote a book about my experiences tinkering, especially what I learned running ...

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