We are excited to announce a new, fun competition for makers of all ages at Maker Faire Bay Area! The Moat Boat Paddle Battle will be holding its inaugural event May 16-17. The MBPB is a drag race style event where contestants will race their own 3D printed boats […] Read more on MAKE The post Moat Boat Paddle Battle at Maker Faire Bay Area appeared first on Make:.
When you live in a place like the San Francisco Bay Area, owning or leasing an electric vehicle is fairly simple to justify. The state allows you to use HOV lanes with only one person aboard. Some cities allow you to park in metered parking spots for free. Show More Summary
The buzz about this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area is that a sweet, bee-themed art car called Apis Inlusio will be there. Lovingly built by a group of self-taught Burning Man veterans appropriately known as BeeCharge Camp, the Apis Inlusio...Show More Summary
Images via A seven-foot-tall flamethrowing praying mantis by sculptor Todd Cox, a.k.a. Arcanechicanery, is coming in hot to next month’s Maker Faire Bay Area. With appendages raised to the heavens, Praying with Fire blends artistry with pure entomophobic terror as it spits streams of fire high above fairgrounds. Show More Summary
Enter your Internet of Things project in the PSoC Pioneer Challenge to win a trip to Maker Faire Bay Area in May! Read more on MAKE The post Design for the IoT, Win a Trip to Maker Faire Bay Area IRL! appeared first on Make:....
This year marks 10 years of the Bay Area Maker Faire. It wouldn’t have been possible without the help of our community spreading the excitement. For our 10th year anniversary, we’re hoping to be bigger than ever before and again, weShow More Summary
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.
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