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Emily Smith

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is the driving force behind Vancouver Mini Maker Faire and Vancouver Maker Foundation. She is an avid textile artist and community organizer with a focus on facilitating collaborative and creative workspaces as well as maker-oriented projects and educational programming.

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Calling all tech-tinkerers, crafters, performers, giant robots, musicians! Vancouver Mini Maker Faire's call for makers is now open. Organizers working with Vancouver Maker Foundation are looking forward to our third Mini Maker Faire here in Vancouver, Canada. Don't wait! Apply now. Read more »

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Tomorrow marks the first ever Maker Music event, hosted by the folks that put on the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. It will be an evening of epic proportions, with demonstrations and musical performances going on until late in the evening. Read more »

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photo by bluemollusc Vancouver Mini Maker Faire happened last month and one of the highlights for me was seeing Dan Royer’s drawbot kits on display. Dan is a member at our local hackerspace, VHS, and he’s been diligently prototyping his kits all year, with vast improvements made along the way.... Read more »

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The unveiling of the Rygo is happening tonight, July 26th, at the VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia from 6:30 till 9:00pm. Weighing 3,600 lbs and standing 2 meters tall, the Rygo is the largest 3D print in North America. More: Help Crowdfund the Rygo: The Largest 3D print... Read more »

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Vancouver Makers are congregating for the second ever Vancouver Mini Maker Faire this weekend, June 23rd-24th at the PNE Forum (That’s Vancouver, British Columbia – in Canada). The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire was founded by members of our local hackerspace, Vancouver Hack Space, with the help of eatART and Vancouver... Read more »

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Vancouver Makers have been preparing, in epic proportions, for this year’s Mini Maker Faire, happening June 23-24. Mike Zeitz (left) approached me early in the year with an idea for helping promote our fair. He really wanted to learn how to fabricate bicycles, and wanted to use the skills that... Read more »

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If you made it out to Vancouver Mini Maker Faire last year, you would have seen theTitanoboa in-progress. Man, has it come a long way! Read more »

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