I come from a fairly down-to-earth background. Farmers, shoe makers, immigrants and yes, very conservative beliefs, these are my people. So I kinda get this guy. I may not agree with them, but I sure as hell can’t give up on them. Anyway I find him funny. You probably won’t…. So talk about whatever. There’ll […]
Three things that I love about participating in Maker Faires are seeing all the awesome stuff people have done over the past year, spending time with all my maker friends in one big room over two days and the reactions to what I made. Show More Summary
We strolled this year's Maker Faire in search of the coolest inventions of tomorrow that will appeal to kids and kids at heart.
The mighty Proscenium Black Diamond V belt-driven turntable from high-end makers Walker Audio uses an elaborate air-bearing arm and platter to help keep resonance at bay. Though it's attracted a fair amount of high praise from industry pundits, it's very expensive indeed. Show More Summary
East Bay Mini Maker Faire will return to Oakland, California on October 23, 2016 with almost 200 exhibits and activities for curious makers of any age. A list of the makers and events on display are posted on the Maker Faire site, and tickets for the event can be purchased online at a discount or […]
For almost the last decade, desktop 3D printing has, at its heart, been centered around 8-bit microcontrollers. The ATmegas and other Atmel chips are good enough to move a few steppers and squirt some plastic. With faster processors, you get smoother acceleration, leading to better prints. Show More Summary
It All Went Down At The Maker Faire In Queens This Past Weekend.
Once upon a time there used to be a fairly definitive line between what a person should buy and what was possible to DIY. This is not the case any longer. Thanks in part to the maker movement growing to epic proportions over the last...Show More Summary
The recent Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire was the first humanitarian-focused Faire and was an exercise not in charity, but in supporting and empowering the local community. Read more on MAKE The post How the First Humanitarian Maker Faire Advocated for Empowerment, not Charity appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
The next frontier of desktop 3D printing is multi-material and multi-color prints. Right now, you can buy a dual toolhead for a Lulzbot, and dual toolheads from other companies exist, although they are a bit rare. In the next few years,...Show More Summary
Building a big 3D printer has its own challenges. The strength of materials does not scale linearly, of course, and long axes have a tendency to wobble. That said, building a bigbot isn’t hard – stepper motors and aluminum extrusion are made for industry, and you can always get a larger beam or a more powerful motor. Show More Summary
Lew sends along the details… This weekend (Oct 1, 2), downtown Decatur will be swarming with Makers from all across the region for Maker Faire Atlanta 2016 http://atlanta.makerfaire.com/ This year the Faire has over 150 makers and will spread over the DHS football field, the green space on Trinity and Commerce (look for drones!) and the Ebster gym and parking […]
I have a spare adult San Diego Maker Faire ticket for today only. Free to the first asker. I have a spare adult San Diego Maker Faire ticket for today only. Free to the first asker. — Grant Barrett (@GrantBarrett) October 1, 2016 http://twitter.com/GrantBarrett/status/782190242220634112
Fast Company highlights a new book from Dale Dougherty: The book coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Maker Faire and the World Maker Faire in New York on October 1-2, featuring innovative and experimental technologies across science, engineering, art, performance and craft. Show More Summary
This weekend at Maker Faire, Chipsetter showed off their pick and place machine. It is, in my opinion, the first pick and place machine designed for hackerspaces, design labs, engineering departments, and prototypers in mind. It’s not...Show More Summary
[Makercise] is getting ready for Maker Faire. One of the things he’d really like to do is some casting demonstrations. However, he has no desire to take his expensive and heavy electric kiln based foundry to Maker Faire. So, he madeShow More Summary
The average home has 45 lightbulbs. How will tomorrow's smart home use lightbulbs? We partnered with GE and Hackster to ask the maker community for their ideas. Read more on MAKE The post GE Lights for Life Challenge Winners Announced at Maker Faire appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
Kickstarter’s devotion to creative projects means we’re always on the lookout for groundbreaking tools that open up radical new possibilities for designers, artists, and makers of all stripes. And at this weekend’s World Maker FaireShow More Summary
Check out the great workmanship that went into [TonyRobot]’s coffee vending version of ROBOT CAFE at Tokyo Maker Faire 2016. We’d really like to see this in action, so if anyone has more success than we did at tracking down more info...Show More Summary
On the eve of the New York Maker Faire, Hackaday is throwing a meetup in the heart of Manhattan. Join us next Thursday for a low-key get-together, a few talks on assistive technologies, and a demo of the coolest new tool in recent memory. Although...Show More Summary