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
Netflix Makes Netflix And Chill Button That Dims Lights Netflix & chill is always a good idea but the good people at Netflix just made that special night even more easier! Via Engadget: At the 2015 World Maker Faire
Last year at the 2014 NC Maker Faire, Manical Labs brought a large LED display. Blinking LEDs and pixel animations are always welcome, but at 24 inches square this build was impressive, but it wasn’t impressive enough. This year, [Adam]...Show More Summary
The Moat Boat Paddle Battle was a wild success at World Maker Faire in New York this past weekend. Teams competed for 3D printers awarded by SeeMeCNC. Read more on MAKE The post Paddle Battle: 3D Printed Boats Race in Tiny Moats appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
Announced at the 2014 Maker Faire in New York, the latest Arduino WiFi shield is finally available. This shield replaces the old Arduino WiFi shield, while providing a few neat features that will come in very handy for the yet-to-be-developed Internet of Things. While the WiFi Shield 101 was announced a year ago, the feature set was interesting. Show More Summary
Sprout by HP has a touch-sensitive 'mat' that goes beyond conventional computers and provides an experience so easy even a child can use it. Read more on MAKE The post Sprout 3D PC & Scanner, New ‘Tour Truck’ Draw Throngs at World Maker Faire appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
Some of you guys might not have noticed, but there is a fair amount of locks and padlocks that are made by the company Yale. Usually their brand is engraved so it isn’t particularly obvious, but grab a padlock or look at the lock on your door and chances of it being Yale is pretty high. Show More Summary
There were plenty of projects and products to be seen at the 2015 World Maker Faire. In the maker pavilion, we found [Rocco Tuccio] showing off Prometheus, his PCB CNC router. Machines like this make prototyping circuits easy. Just place...Show More Summary
The maker community is turning into a quickly-growing movement, as shown by the ever-expanding Maker Faires popping up worldwide. This last weekend was World Maker Faire in New York, where Tormach, a company known for making small, affordable...Show More Summary
What if you could power your phone with a glass of beer? Or never have to clean the fish tank again? Some of the coolest in almost-to-market tech was on display at the Maker Faire this year.
You have to hand it to them. Ok, it's a joke - but if there was a theme at this year's Maker Faire, it would've been hands. Human hands, robot hands, prosthetic hands, 3D-printed hands. Everyone, it seems, is trying to solve the problem of grip. Show More Summary
I’ve been playing a fair bit of Super Mario Maker and it’s great. One of the issues — obviously — is finding good levels to play. The code system is a bit silly, it’s hard to search by keywords. You’re at the mercy of Nintendo essentially,...Show More Summary
From the Decatur Makers… This weekend, downtown Decatur will be swarming with Makers from all across the region for Maker Faire Atlanta 2015 (http://makerfaireatl.com). This year the Faire has over 200 makers from all across the region and has expanded onto the DHS football field. The green space on Trinity and Commerce will have Drone racing, too! You can […]
If you’re Ahmed Mohamed, how do you pass the time between your recent visit to Sergey Brin and your upcoming visit to the White House? Evidently you head to Corona, Queens, where this past weekend the 6th Annual World Maker Faire swept the grassy grounds of the New York Hall of Science. [ more › ]