The company, which will initially pay the legal costs of four video creators, says it wants to protect free speech and educate its users on fair use rules.
Last week I had a long and fun Skype talk with Dan Shapiro. Dan and I met at the last Maker Faire in New York and we really hit it off. Dan is an entrepreneur, inventor, designer, software designer and all around interesting guy. I wrote a little about Dan's new venture Glowforge here a few weeks ago. Show More Summary
In 2005 Dale Dougherty founded Make: Magazine, inviting people to bring a hacker’s sense of exploration to DIY culture. Make and the subsequent Maker Faire ushered in a new era of hands-on experimentation with technology, old-fashioned craftsmanship, and encouragement to learn how things work. Read more...
Kate Winslet keeps it chic and sophisticated while attending a special screening of her latest film The Dress Maker held at the May Fair Hotel on Wednesday (November 11) in London, England. The 40-year-old Oscar winning actress is standing by the comments she made recently about the wage gap conversation in regards to women making [...]
Asia superpowers get it, from India to China, Dale Dougherty writes: Photo Credit: Makeblock The Maker Movement is having a breakout year in China. It was obvious at Maker Faire Shenzhen, a large, bustling celebration this July that was driven in part by government sponsorship. Show More Summary
All the Barnes & Noble stores in the US (ALL of them) host a Mini Maker Faire this weekend! I’m sure you’ve heard of Make the magazine (and it’s short-lived sibling Craft). There are local Maker groups around the country that hang out, tinker, play with 3D printers, and often provide workshops for kids and […]
Parents, if you’ve got a budding maker on your hand, this is a good weekend to visit Barnes & Noble. In collaboration with Make: Magazine, all 650 B&N locations are hosting a Mini Maker Faire. Read more...
As DB so well-puts it, "Welcome to random number generator day also known as US payrolls." Consensus expects 185k jobs to have been added in October but it’s fair to say that the whisper number has edged up this week with slightly firmer US data. Show More Summary
Maker Faire Rome, in its third year and already a tradition, had a hundred thousand visitors. Students were the protagonists this year: the huge fair was held all over the wide campus of the Sapienza University of Rome. Real Italian revolutions have had smaller crowds than Maker Faire Rome did. Show More Summary
I've struggled with writing about the Maker Faire for about a month (I'm press- not a journalist). It's easy to gush about the wonders of tech's open pastures, or tougher to diametrically write existentially about future doomsday scenarios, which I admit is much easier for me. Show More Summary
It’s been in Early Access for a fair while, but Julian Gollop’s latest brainchild has left those woods as of early this morning. That child’s name: Chaos Reborn. More »
Maker Faire Rome is over, and that means it’s time for the Arduino media blitz. Arduino has already had a big announcement this week with the introduction of the Arduino / Genuino 101 board powered by the Intel Curie module. Team.cc hasn’t forgotten all their Atmel-powered boards though. Show More Summary
If you were lucky at the 2015 World Maker Faire you may have stumbled upon strange writings of poetry on the ground — written in sand. While at first confusing, if you followed the poetry along you also caught a glimpse of Skryf, a draw bot by [Gijs van Bon]. The creator was asked to perform poems for a festival about transition and letting go. Show More Summary
I always look forward to the Makers Faires, though every time someone asks me to describe exactly what it is, I stumble and am unsure exactly what to say. It’s like a hands-on playground for geeky adults with lasers, 3D printers and robots. Show More Summary
Berlin was a good city to be a geek in last weekend. Alongside the Berlin Maker Faire, there was the 2015 meeting of the Vintage Computing Festival: Berlin (VCFB). Each VCFB has a special theme, and this year it was analogue computers,...Show More Summary
Cardboard is truly a maker's best friend because it's cheap, easy to find in large quantities and the perfect medium for making models of your creation. From pattern making to prototyping to building the project itself, cardboard is an ultimate, and totally eco-friendly, way to bring your ideas to life. Show More Summary
The first-ever Berlin Maker Faire was last weekend, and Hackaday was there. Berlin’s a city with an incredible creative vibe, so it’s no surprise that there was good stuff on display. What was surprising, though, was how far many of the presenters traveled to be there. Show More Summary
Over 75 years ago, the World Fair was home to the most innovative ideas of the time. It’s where inventors from around the world brought their ideas about the future to the masses. The telephone. The electric outlet. The X-Ray machine. Show More Summary
We love cardboard. It's versatile and you can find it just about everywhere. Here are some awesome cardboard projects from Maker Faire. Read more on MAKE The post Makers Love Cardboard: 8 Awesome Projects from Maker Faire Prove It appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
Video arcades may be a thing of the past, but they’re still alive, well and were ready to play at this year’s World Maker Faire. The offerings weren’t old favorites, all were brand new games many being shown for the first time like the long-awaited VEC9. Show More Summary