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Maker Faire Day 1 – Big Guys at the Faire

Monday, September 19th, 2011

We saw some of the biggest names and sponsors at the Maker Faire, including Microsoft, Radio Shack, Arduino, SparkFun, and MakerBot More pictures below. (more…)

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Maker Faire Day 1 – Robots!

Monday, September 19th, 2011

We all know it's just a matter of time before robots take over the world. Here's a preview of some of the forms our future overlords might take. More pictures below. (more…)

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Maker Faire Day 1 – Booth and Exhibits

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Some of the most eye-catching booths and exhibits from Day 1 including an open source geiger counter, the 3D printer village, the youngest Maker at the Faire, and the glow-in-the-dark room. And, in contrast to the San Mateo Faire earlier this year, we only saw one steampunk booth! More pictures...

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Maker Faire Day 1: Dangerous Prototypes Booth

Monday, September 19th, 2011

A look at the Dangerous Prototypes booth from Day 1 of Maker Faire. We were happy to share a space with Brian from teho Labs, and to get a visit from SQKYBeaver, one of our bloggers. (more…)

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After hours at NYC Resistor hacker space

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Eric Pan (Seeed Studio) and Ian visit the NYC Resistor hacker space in Brooklyn after the Maker Faire on Saturday night. More pictures below. (more…)

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Limited support during Open Hardware Summit and Maker Faire

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Today we're going to New York for the Open Hardware Summit (Thursday, 15th) and Maker Faire (Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th). We'll check in regularly and provide as much support as we can. Internet will be better than the Maker Faire Bay Area. The blog will have pictures and coverage of...

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Maker Faire Detroit: Cool projects

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

This heading may be overly broad, but we found an abundance of impressive things that didn't seem to fit in the other categories. These students at Melvindale High School (and their advisor, Randy Thomas) won third place in a robotics competition with this ROV they constructed.  They plan to continue improving...

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Maker Faire Detroit: Vehicles

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

We saw this couch cruising around the Faire all day, but nobody offered us a lift... (more…)

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Maker Faire Detroit: Iron pour

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

It's hard to overestimate the awesomeness of seeing metal splash around like water.  Seeing Chicago Crucible transform small heaps of busted up iron into awesome art by using fire seemed to be a highlight for many. The raw materials, from old radiators and such like, busted apart with sledgehammers, measured...

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Maker Faire Detroit: Kid friendly

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Organizers had planned many areas specifically targeted to kids, and they seemed to be having a great time. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum had a great tent full of interactive exhibits and such for children, old and young.  Here's a musical instrument played by placing the hand within a certain...

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Maker Faire Detroit: Hackerspaces

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

OmniCorpDetroit had this high-powered marshmallow cannon on display.  I didn't see whether they had the opportunity to demonstrate it. (more…)

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Maker Faire Detroit: 3D printer

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Our ace hacker Schazamp hit Maker Faire Detroit this weekend. We'll be running his reports all day. The Faire was filled with loads of awesome things, and to cover them all would be impossible, but here you can see some of the things that stood out to us. We found...

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Maker Faire Indy and Fort Wayne application deadlines

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

NBitWonder reminds us that Maker Faire Indy and Fort Wayne application deadlines are tomorrow: Both events promise to be alot of fun. If you’re an exhibitor, THE CALL FOR MAKERS DEADLINE FOR BOTH EVENTS IS JUNE 30th (that’s 2 DAYS from now). Maker Faire Indy application Maker Faire Fort Wayne...

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Maker Faire 2011

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Maker Faire group shot. Courtesy of Eric at Seeed Studio.

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Maker Faire: Jeri’s brain wave light bulb

Monday, May 30th, 2011

At Maker Faire SF, Jeri Ellsworth demonstrated this project which uses an Analog Devices AD620 instrumentation amplifier to read electrical impulses and show activity on a wearable LED light bulb head gear.

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Week in (p)review: May 27, 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Eric Pan (Seeed Studio) and Ian (me). Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don't forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: We’re back from Maker Faire Single-sided, through-hole USB IR Toy v2 Saleae...

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Maker Faire 2011 epilogue

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Seeed took a group photo with everyone at the booth but I don't have a copy yet. This is only part of the group: front (L to R) Eric (Seeed Studio founder), Jack (Gadget Factory, Logic Sniffer co-designer), Ian (me); back (L to R) Fan (Seeed store manager), Tully (Seeed...

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Redo: Maker Faire Day 2: Exhibits and booths

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Opps, it looks like we added the wrong photoset for the day 2 post.  Here's a second try. Here are some of the most popular and/or memorable booths and exhibits of the day, featuring some LED fashion, a Foodies Corner, and some of the most well-known participants. More photos below...

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Seeed Studio receives Editor’s Choice ribbon

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Congratulations to Seeed Studio for receiving an Editor's Choice ribbon for their booth at this year's Maker Faire!

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Maker Faire roundup

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

We had a great time at this year's Maker Faire! Here are some parting images of the fun, including some more art, tech, and even a sighting of a popular DP product for sale in the Maker Shed. More photos below the fold. (more…)

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