A startup competition aimed at shining a bright light on the creative work of hardware startups, Launch Pad offers a $5,000 prize and all of the exposure that Make: magazine, Maker Faire, and MakerCon can offer to a young company. With...Show More Summary
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:.
I talk to the Lever le Rideau, a theatre group specialising in stage costumes and sets, about the intriguing collection of mechanical shadow theatres they've brought to Maker Faire. Read more on MAKE The post Mechanical Shadow Theatre at Saint-Malo Mini Maker Faire appeared first on Make:.
Talking with "Experiment Boy," one of the leading French-speaking YouTube creators attempting to make science, science experiments, and phenomenon, fun! Read more on MAKE The post Meet Experiment Boy at Saint-Malo Mini Maker Faire appeared first on Make:.
Girls in STEM fields, whether they are students, hobbyists, or professionals, have probably already noticed that they exist in a male-dominated world. At best, this is a dismal reality that we can overturn. At worst, young girls will...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
Last year, on June 18, President Obama hosted the first-ever White House Maker Faire and issued a call to action that “every company, every college, every community, every citizen joins us as we lift up makers and builders and doersShow 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
We will be at the Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire, Saturday, May 2, 2015. This will be our third time attending, and we’re pumped to show off all that we’ve been up to in the last year. We love inspiring people young and old to pursue an interest in robotics. It’s also pretty sweet that [...]
Two universals: People love robots, and people love pancakes. And thanks to a Maker Faire regular, you will soon be able to own the clever machine that combines these two beloved elements into one perfect gadget. Behold PancakeBot, the automated, custom flapjack-making assistant. Show More Summary
A little more than a year ago, castAR, the augmented reality glasses with projectors and retro-reflective surfaces made it to Kickstarter. Since then we’ve seen it at Maker Faire, seen it used for visualizing 3D prints, and sat down with the latest version of the hardware. Show More Summary
Whether you’re a young maker yourself or the parent of one, I’m sure you’re just as excited about Maker Faire as we are. While we invite people of all ages to roam throughout the Faire, you’ll definitely want to check out the plethora of exhibits specifically aimed at young makers. Show More Summary
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Clothing labels tell their makers' tales The Canadian Fair Trade Network used clothing labels to tell the stories of people who make and manufacture clothes. Show More Summary
The next time you need a little paint or dye, you might just want to take a look at what's growing in your back yard before you head to the store. Read more on MAKE The post Painting with Plants Found Growing Wild on the Maker Faire Grounds appeared first on Make:.
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:....
“If you’re video maker who’s had a video flagged and you want to dispute it, the process is Kafkaesque. The copyright holder alone decides the outcome: It can uphold its claim. It can agree that your video does not infringe its copyright. Or it can do nothing at all for 30 days, during which time […]
The Benicia Mini Maker Faire opens its gates for the first time on March 28 and is already becoming the talk of the town. Dale Dougherty will be speaking at the faire along with a host of robots, electric bicycles and cars, clean sustainable technology projects, and steampunk favorites. Show More Summary
When Spotify lost Taylor Swift and her entire discography last year, they suffered a pretty big blow. She called them an "experiment" and said she feels they don't "fairly compensate" music makers. While many maaaaany other artists don't share her opinion, like Jay Z who is totally on Spotify, one artist — who also happens to be [...]
The Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire was held on October 18, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With over 6,000 people in attendance, it was a great way to introduce people to a new library, its makerspaces, and the maker culture as a whole. Plans are currently in progress for the second annual faire.
Textile design is not limited anymore to your local fabric retailer. New tools in fashion themed maker spaces are allowing designers to manipulate fibers in interesting ways. Fashion design student, Abby Steger, has taken her inspiration...Show More Summary