Latest #PSoCMaker News: The deadline to enter the PSoC Pioneer Challenge is now April 6, 2015 (11:59pm PDT). One lucky maker will win $2,500 for travel to Maker Faire Bay Area in May. Read more to find out about this unique contest or purchase a PSoC 4 BLE kit with our special discount link. Read more on MAKE
This year we’re celebrating 10 years of making in the Bay Area! Saturday-Sunday, May 16-17, 2015. You’ll experience hands-on making opportunities, talks from makers of all kinds, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. Buy your tickets today and save with the Early Bird discount (the best discount around!) in […] Read more on MAKE
You are invited to attend a Maker Faire Bay Area Town Hall Meeting, February 24th, at our new location in San Francisco – Maker Media Lab (located at The Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, now called Innovation Hangar, and formerly the location of The Exploratorium). If you’ve never been […] Read more on MAKE
WoodWorks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, just announced the winners of its 2015 Wood Design Awards at the Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair in Oakland, and the designs are stunning! The buildings celebrate innovative thinking in the use of timber
Wow, if only those of us who do not reside in the fair Bay Area could grow wings and have no jobs so that we could attend this Friday’s “master chat,” to be held at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum at 12:30: Kevin Killian on Marilyn Monroe and Carl Sandburg! What! Get your tickets here […]
“A family-friendly celebration featuring rockets and robots, digital fabrication, DIY science and technology, urban farming and sustainability, alternative energy, bicycles, unique hand-made crafts, music and local food, and educational workshops and installations.” Read the rest
After a hard Saturday at World Maker Faire, some of the best and brightest in the Hacker/Maker community descended on The Holiday Inn for “Bring A Hack”. Created by [Jeri Ellsworth] several years ago at the Bay Area Maker Faire, Bring A Hack (BAH) is an informal gathering. Show More Summary
If you happened to click Monday on the Richmond Standard, a community news site for that Bay Area locality, you would have come upon a fairly snarky piece about 170 activists ("some from Richmond") who took a train cross-country to participate in the People's Climate March in New York on...
Maker Faires are not only places for do-it-yourselfers, innovators and inventors to share their latest and greatest creations with each other, but are also hugely popular with the general public. The Bay Area Maker Faire a few months back, for example, attracted 1,100 exhibitors and 130,000 visitors. Show More Summary
Sunday's 6.0 earthquake in Napa County proved fairly destructive near the epicenter, toppling wine bottles, knocking out power, and shearing bricks off buildings. It was the strongest quake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since 1989. Even if earthquakes aren't that likely where you are, plug the magnitude of......
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police arrested Cole Chaquan Wright, suspected of committing a stabbing six days ago at the Bay Fair Station.
More photos here. (Tipped by JMG reader Stephen)RELATED: Westboro is in the Bay Area to picket outside of the Google, Facebook, and Twitter headquarters. Yesterday they announced that they will protest at the funeral of "fag pimp" Robin Williams.
At the Bay Area Maker Faire in May, Anouk Wipprecht stood on stage as Tesla Coils sent close to a million volts of electricity coursing through her chain mail suit. Wipprecht also wore a 3D printed dress, plus plasma balls on her shoulders that glowed with each arc of lightning. It was the equivalent of... Read More
Humpback whale breaches are a fairly common sight in areas where the mammals are feeding and socializing. Images showing breaching humpbacks are so commonplace that you can find them on just about every website or social media page devoted to whales and other marine mammals. Show More Summary
The very first fully operational radar Arduino shield was recently demonstrated at Bay area Maker Faire. It was built by [Daniel] and [David], both undergrads at UC Davis. Many have talked about doing this, some have even prototyped pieces of it, but these undergrad college students pulled it off. Show More Summary
"Are You Ready for 3D-Printed Pancakes? What We Saw at the Bay Area Maker Faire" is the latest video from Reason TV. Watch above or click on the link below for video, full text, supporting links, downloadable versions, and more Reason TV clips.
Billing itself as "the greatest show (and tell) on Earth," the annual Bay Area Maker Faire, held in May in San Mateo, California, showcased giant cupcake tricycles, pancakes created by a 3D printer, and a 12-year-old whiz kid who built...Show More Summary
Of all the robots spotted at last month's Bay Area Maker Faire, the non-descript RoboTar definitely had the most distinctive groove. RoboTar is a robotic guitar hand that attaches to the neck of your instrument and takes care of that...Show More Summary
Why not round out our two-week Bay Area Maker Faire coverage with a Links post? This time around it’s video links. We mixed together a bunch of interesting clips that didn’t get their own video, as well as a dose of what it feels like to walk around the Faire all weekend. Show More Summary
Boing Boing's Happy Mutant Mobile delighted onlookers at its unveiling during the recent Maker Faire Bay Area 2014! As we've posted, our sponsors at Ford agreed to support the customization, modification, and transformation of a 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon into what we (and you) imagined for a Boing Boing road machine. Read the rest