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With just 4 weeks before the big race, we modded our first Power Wheels and raced our Bananaghini at Maker Faire Bay Area. Read more on MAKE The post How to Hack a Power Wheels Car in 4 Weeks appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Norman Chan of Tested recently attended the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire and was “mesmerized by the motions” of a Rubik’s Cube solving robot created by the team at Altera. Help Laughing Squid grow with a monthly pledge of support.
It wasn’t an easy weekend for the rest of the world’s hackers and makers, that of the Bay Area Maker Faire. Open your social media accounts, and most of your acquaintances seemed to be there and having a great time, while the rest were doing the same at the Dayton Hamvention. Show More Summary
This is a video demonstration at the recent Bay Area Maker Faire of the Power Glove that Nolan Moore modded to control a quadrocopter using different hand gestures. Pointing up and down controls altitude, fist clench and tilt controls roll and pitch, and finger point and twist for yaw. Show More Summary
Gerrit and I were scoping out the Intel booth at Bay Area Maker Faire and we ran into Nolan Moore who was showing of his work to mash together a Nintendo Power Glove with an AR Drone quadcopter. Not only did it work, but the booth had a netted cage which Nolan had all to himself to show off his work. Show More Summary
We had a chance to talk to Matthew Hertel of PocketNC at the Bay Area Maker Faire this year. During the conversation, he answered some questions I’d had about the project since I saw it on Kickstarter, and told a cool story while heShow More Summary
I caught up with Federico Musto, President and CEO of Arduino SRL, at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire. Their company is showing off several new boards being prepared for release as early as next month. In partnership with Nordic Semi and...Show More Summary
If you own a home in East Palo Alto, you might want to sell It’s time for another reminder that doom is coming, in the form of an ocean and bay that have patiently waited for centuries to swamp our fair city, this time from the San Francisco...Show More Summary
Hamvention was last weekend in Dayton, Ohio. Last weekend was also the Bay Area Maker Faire, and if you want tens of thousands of people who actually make stuff there’s really only one place to be. Bonus: you can also check out the US Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson AFB. Show More Summary
I made a bee line for one booth in particular at this year’s Bay Area Maker Faire; our friend [Eric Schlaepfer] had his MOnSter 6502 on display. If you missed it last week, the unveiling of a 6502 built from discrete transistors lit the Internet afire. Show More Summary
Mechateuthis by Elko, Nevada sculptor Barry Crawford, is an absolutely magnificent hand crafted giant steel squid whose fully articulating tentacles flex when any or all of its eight hand cranks are turned. Taking its name from the pre-historic Megateuthis gigantea, the mechanical cephalopod was successfully funded through GoFundMe and made its debut at Burning Man […]
Another inspiring Sunday morning sermon from Adam Savage. Read more on MAKE The post Adam Savage Telling Stories at Maker Faire Bay Area appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Gallery: An enlarged Monopoly board, gorgeous pottery and cool art stole our hearts.
Our team is on the ground at the Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend, leading talks, and also planning to catch up with lots of creators. Over one hundred Kickstarter projects will be on display! But if you’re not at #MakerFaire, we’ve...Show More Summary
From inspiration to action, Maker Faires create an environment that fosters inventiveness. This year young girls will be showing off their inventor spirit. Read more on MAKE The post 5 Girl-Powered Presentations to Watch at Maker Faire Bay Area appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
You never know what’s waiting around the next corner. A walking cardboard velociraptor? A hovering Delorean? A life-sized version of the game Mousetrap? All of these things are not just possible but familiar at Maker Faire, the Bay Area’s massive annual celebration of creative technology, DIY culture, and nerdy fun of all stripes. Show More Summary
We’ll be at Bay Area Maker Faire and we want to have a beer with you on Saturday night. Two years ago we headed off to the Bay Area Maker Faire and thought we’d invite friends and acquaintances to congregate at a bar on Saturday night. Show More Summary
There are a few interesting Hackaday gatherings going on next weekend. The first is the Bay Area Maker Faire. Most of the Hackaday and Tindie crew will be in San Mateo next weekend, and we’re giving away free tickets to the Faire – a $70 value, free to Hackaday readers. Hackaday is crashing a pub on Saturday night. Show More Summary
The Hackaday Crew will be descending on San Mateo next weekend for Bay Area Maker Faire. Will you be there? Gerrit and I will be looking in every booth and byway for amazing hacks, new hardware, and anything else that tickles the fancy of hackers everyone. We certainly didn’t miss the massive tin spider seen above at last year’s event. Show More Summary