My favorite interaction was a youngster approaching Jesse Hemminger’s Sauerkraut Powered Robot display at the Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire, getting a whiff, throwing his hand up to cover his mouth and then ran off instantly.




Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

I’m founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I’m Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (