A Peek at the People Who Make Maker Faire

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.

3992 Articles

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One of our Maker Faire Daily bloggers, Kent Barnes, posted a few pics of the crew doing their thing during this weekend’s Faire. There are so many amazing people who put in untold numbers of hours to make these shows happen. Here are just a few of their smiling faces, there are some more on the link, and there are countless others unpictured here, but all equally worthy of heartfelt appreciation. If you were at the Faire and enjoyed yourself, why not take a moment to offer a high-five, blow a kiss toward San Mateo, or otherwise offer up some thanks. Feel free to leave comments; I’m sure the Faire crew would appreciate it.

Sherry Huss, Maker Faire Director and Cupcake Hostess


Show Producer Louise Glasgow and Ralf Muehlen, Show Internet/Technical Director


The hardest working woman in Show Management, Valerie Aubel (rockin’ that Utilikilt)

Some of the few, who make Maker Faire