hobbyist :

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ho bee ist

  • n  a person who pursues an activity in their spare time for pleasure

  • One of them, Manuel D'Souza, an Indian tailor living in Tanzania who was a hobbyist prospector, helped bring it to the attention of Tiffany, and the New York City jeweler signed on .
  • The next year, they tried out the process on film for still cameras, although the procedure was not for the hobbyist: the earliest 35-mm Kodachrome went for $3.
  • It's as if the federal government decided you only need a license to practice surgery if you do it professionally; if you are more of a surgical hobbyist, well, then, by all .
News & Articles

  • What the Digital Brains of the Future Might Be Like
    An entrepreneur and long-time neuroscience hobbyist attempts to merge his two loves.        
    June 20, 2013 - The Atlantic
  • There’s an Erotic Supper Club in San Francisco
    Adding eroticism to the mix is like adding salt to a dish,says Hubbard. Our friends over at the Cut exposed the kinky world of Our Gourmet Life 's dinner parties, at which guests eat caviar off of nipples. Hobbyist cook Chris Hubbard makes French food (with exotic accents like coconut-curry popsicles and fresh mozzarella balloons) and runs the club with his dancer-wife. Although one event ...
    June 20, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Hot Brooklyn-Based 3D Printing Startup Makerbot Just Got Acquired
    3D printer manufacturer MakerBot will be acquired by Stratasys, a company specializing in professional-grade 3D printing. MakerBot is famous in hobbyist and tinkerer circles for its easy-to-use 3D printers.
    June 19, 2013 - Business Insider

  • Brad Roberts in Toronto Star
    Well, you know, we wrote the record on this toy - amateur hobbyist instrument, as it were - called the optigan,Roberts said in a recent interview conducted at a Toronto park.
  • Paul Saffo in San Jose Mercury News
    The Roomba is the only robot to break out of the hobbyist space,said Paul Saffo, a fellow at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson in Calcutta Telegraph
    We have great professional and hobbyist trainers in our community out there, doing amazing things, and they rarely get an audience to show what they can do and how they do it. This is that showcase! The emphasis at the Canis Film Festival is not... Karen Pryor http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karen_Pryor&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG9I_7hYsv_1j-wyfjeRPyLl-jEtQ Emediawire (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.emediawire.com/releases/2007/4/emw515841.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEuCpT6ElXWxdiglyYn4HeZFeuopQ Apr 2, 2007 47533 64443 hobgoblin In one of his essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson says, A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines: Speak what you think today in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in...

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