Learn how fingernails have been a status symbol across the ages, and how ancient and modern fabrication techniques have been used. From badass Chinese empresses to embedded technology and communication, this maker-focused historical romp will have you clued up about the *other* kind of nails.
Tanya has been enthusing about science and making in some form or other for most of her life. She's written tutorials, magazine articles, and educational materials. She's talked about making to all sorts of audiences, including the Guild of Makers Launch, Hackaday Unconferences, and at Maker Faires. She runs workshops at festivals, conferences, and universities. She is based in Sheffield, UK.