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Thoughts and rumors about Hacker Camp Shenzhen & Maker Faire

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

This past week we rocked Hacker Camp 5 and Shenzhen Maker Faire. It was a huge party, as always, thank you to everyone who came! Instead of covering the camp and fair directly, we saved the images and chat transcript from the shenzhen_hacker_bei group on WeChat. Nearly 100 hackers, makers,...

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Please have a free Sierra Nevada for us at Friday night's Maker party, we're skipping this one. Too much going on here in Mom's basement to venture out into the sunlight. If you're at the faire early you can still check Noisebridge hacker space and recreate the Mission District Taco...

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Maker Faire Tokyo set for November 23-24, 2014

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Maker Faire Tokyo will be held on November 23rd and 24th!  The fair is in its third year and will be held at Tokyo Big Sight! Mark your calendar!

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Penang Mini Maker Faire set for November 15-16, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

  Exciting news for all makers that Malaysia will have its very first Mini Maker Faire this year on 15-16th November 2014 at SPICE, Penang ! Mark your calendar!

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Elephant and Castle Mini Maker Faire set for November 15, 2014

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire has announced plans for their upcoming event. "London's first Maker Faire is coming back around for another go on 15th November, 2014. The Maker Faire is a day of family friendly making, learning, crafting, inventing and tinkering in the heart of London. Be...

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2014: Robots!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Robot army follows your every move. Arduino based. Kinect motion tracking. More photos below the fold.  (more…)

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2014: Cool stuff

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Macetech rocking the latest revision of the led glasses at Maker Faire. More photos below the fold. (more…)

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Getting around at Bay Area Maker Faire 2014

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Exterminate! Exterminate! More photos below the fold. (more…)

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Bay Area Maker Faire 2014: Booths and Exhibits

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Maker Faire as busy as ever!  More pictures below the fold. (more…)

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Taco Crawl in San Francisco tonight!

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

In San Francisco early for the Maker Faire? Join our annual taco crawl through the mission district. Meet up at Noise Bridge Hackerspace near 17th and Mission at 6pm. Thats just off the 16th and Mission BART stop. We'll crawl down Mission and eat tacos the whole way, ending at...

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Taco Crawl 2014 Thursday before Maker Faire

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Every year before Maker Faire we spend a day in San Francisco to visit the Noisebridge hackerspace, Instructables, and other open hardware/DIY/hacker friendly people. Noisebridge is located in a neighborhood called the Mission District, and it has dozens of delicious Mexican taco shops called taquerias. We try to eat a...

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HOW-TO: Visit Bay Area Maker Faire

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

We are off to the Bay Area Maker Faire, and we'd like to share some of the tips we picked up on our previous visit there. Below are our tips for both visitors, and participants. If you are in the area be sure to drop by. (more…)

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Taco Crawl 2014 Thursday before Maker Faire

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Every year before Maker Faire we spend a day in San Francisco to visit the Noisebridge hackerspace, Instructables, and other open hardware/DIY/hacker friendly people. Noisebridge is located in a neighborhood called the Mission District, and it has dozens of delicious Mexican taco shops called taquerias. We try to eat a...

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Taco Crawl 2014 Thursday before Maker Faire

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Every year before Maker Faire we spend a day in San Francisco to visit the Noisebridge hackerspace, Instructables, and other open hardware/DIY/hacker friendly people. Noisebridge is located in a neighborhood called the Mission District, and it has dozens of delicious Mexican taco shops called taquerias. We try to eat a...

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Bay Area Maker Faire May 17th & 18th, taco crawl

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

We'll be at the Bay Area Maker Faire on the 17th, and 18th of May this year. This is the big one and it's a ton of fun. If you're there please drop by and say hi. On the blog we'll have our usual Maker Faire coverage. If you're in...

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Video: Maker Faire NY 2013: Arduino NFC

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

In this video from the 2013 Maker Faire New York, Don Coleman takes the stage in New York to discuss Near Field Communication (NFC) using the Adafruit and Seeed Studio NFC shields on an Arduino. Coleman is a software developer and is co-authoring a book on NFC, PhoneGap and Arduino...

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Tokyo Maker Faire 2013: 3D printers

Monday, November 4th, 2013

3D printers have come to dominate Maker Faires around the world, but Tokyo has some unique and creative designs we've not seen anywhere else. Rostock mini is a solder paste "printer" with pick and place functions. It applies solder paste to circuit boards instead of printing with melted plastic, and...

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HackRF based radio spectrum analyzer

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Jared Boone displayed this project at the recent Maker Faire. This project is built around the HackRF, a software-defined radio transceiver. I programmed it to sample 20MHz of radio spectrum from an antenna, do a frequency analysis on the data, and display the results on a Noritake vacuum fluorescent display....

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LeoPhi USB enabled pH interface

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Ryan Edwards met up with the DP crew at Maker Faire and he sends in this post on his experiments with open source water quality sensors. For the last few years I have been creating open source water quality sensors. One of my other passions is Gardening and I had...

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More from Bay Area Maker Faire 2013

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Drew's inside and outside name badge for Maker Faire and spectrum analyzer at Maker Faire after party. More pictures below. (more…)

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