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Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina Merlo

Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire's licensing program for locally and independently produced "Mini" Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.

Latest from Sabrina Merlo


This week 600 people gathered in Barcelona for Fab10, a truly international conference on the state of digital fabrication and open source hardware, as well as a convention for the global FabLab makerspace network. Fab Labs are the brainchild of Neil Gershenfeld of MIT. His vision was to build a network... Read more »

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Chip Yates is an extreme electric innovator. He has 18 world records in battery-powered vehicles of his own design. He designed and built the world's fastest electric airplane as well as the world's fasted and most powerful electric motorcycle. And he's presenting today at Maker Faire! Read more »

Oculus Rift demos. Photographer Leo Bakx

A photo tour from last weekend's first Eindhoven Mini Maker Faire in the Netherlands. Read more »


Seattle retail makerspace Metrix is pushing the envelope of tool access with their Advanced Circuits Lab. Their LPKF Protolaser S is the only such machine available to the general public in the world. Read more »


2013 was a banner year for Maker Faire, with 100 events celebrating makers and engaging 530,000 people over 5 continents. Read more »


First-ever San Diego Mini Maker Faire is this weekend. Maker Faire fave Russell the Giraffe will be there, along with MAKE and Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty, and a whole mess of great SoCal makers. Read more »


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