A software engineer, Gever Tulley is the co-founder of the Tinkering School, a week-long camp where lucky kids get to play with their very own power tools. He's interested in helping kids learn how to build, solve problems, use new materials and hack old ones for new purposes. He's also a certified paragliding instructor.
Gever Tulley on the internet
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