I think this slideshow, with audio excerpts from makers at the Faire, does an excellent job of covering what’s interesting, unique, and important about Maker Faires and the maker movement in general. It was put together by Sarah Tew of CBS Interactive.


Gareth Branwyn

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.

  • https://me.yahoo.com/xwingaa5#50668

    They were there? I met a still photographer working for NBC News. I did not see anything claiming to be that outfit. (Sidenote, C-NET has a bad habit of misjudging the relevance of the community that Make magazine normally represents.)

    And I am certain I saw someone who represented the magazine there.

  • Gareth Branwyn

    The piece was done by Sarah Tew of CBS Interactive. I’m not sure what their arrangement is with CNET.