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
The 11th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area takes place May 20-22, 2016 at the San Mateo Event Center in California. The event is a celebration of makers, programmers, engineers, and other makers who gather to learn from one another and show off their latest creations. Tickets are available now, and the full schedule of events has […]
Warning: Now you'll pay for being a rude passenger What a glorious day this is, folks. In a 5 to 4 vote on Thursday, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will push to fine passengers who take up more than their fair share of space. And youShow More Summary
In 2008, game blogger Yehuda Berlinger wrote a fairly comprehensive article about the New Games, a movement of creative urban play that begin in the San Francisco Bay Area in the late 1960s, eventually spreading worldwide. The New Games held itself to high standard of inclusion and non-competitive, friendly play, with the motto of “Play […]
In 2008, game blogger Yehuda Berlinger wrote a fairly comprehensive article about the New Games, a movement of creative urban play within the San Francisco Bay area that took place in the late 1960s – early 1970s. The New Games was the brainchild of the social author and entrepreneur Stewart Brand, the New Games held […]
The tech industry. Over and over in recent years, this economic sector has been targeted as the cause of dramatic upticks in both home prices and rents in the Bay Area. But is this a fair accusation? Apparently so, according to a new Zillow study. “[This analysis] highlights the widening wealth gap between tech company employees and
During Maker Faire Bay Area NASA announced a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3D printed habitat intended for deep space exploration. Today winners of the first stage of the competition were announced here at Maker...Show More Summary
Took a pre-dawn run up to Berryessa again this week, just to fiddle with a few things and survey the damage from the Wragg Fire. This area is fairly important to the San Francisco Bay area, as it contains Putah Creek, the closest trout stream to the hordes of anglers living in the City. … Continue reading Putah is on the wragg, and I wander in Bathwater ?
The Moat Boat Paddle Battle was a huge success during Bay Area Maker Faire, and now it's coming to its home coast for World Maker Faire, September 26–27. Read more on MAKE The post Moat Boat Paddle Battle Is Coming to World Maker Faire appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.