Maker Faire: “It’s the best side of who we are”

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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The SF Chronicle posted a short piece and nice video clip of yesterday’s events at Maker Faire. If you’re within land, sea, air (or teleportation) traveling distance, beam on over. Look at all the awesome we’re having!

It’s been five years since the launch of Make, a magazine for DIYers that I described back then as a publication that hopes to tap the geeky ingenuity in all of us (as well as the inner MacGyver). This year’s Maker Faire in San Mateo seems to be further indication that it has most certainly accomplished that.

Maker Faire: Celebration of geekdom