Tired of looking at old paintings in stuffy art museums? Then take a gander at this 3D printed zoetrope called “All Things Fall,” which artist Mat Collishaw made in collaboration with Sebastian Burton in order to bring an action-packed, baroque painting by Peter Paul Rubens to life! It’s shocking to... Read more »

York, England, resident Edward Pulleyn, 16, had to design and construct a storage unit for his Design & Technology course at school. He says, I’ve been collecting comics for about a year and a half, and I’ve always had to store them in cardboard boxes. I’ve never seen anything more substantial on... Read more »

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Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it.... Read more »

Laney FabLab Dodecahedron

Members of Oakland, California’s Laney College FabLab showed off a large plywood dodecahedron at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. The room-sized structure was cut using CNC fabrication and fits together without any need for glue or nails, making it relatively easy to set up and break down. Aside from serving as a... Read more »

eBike Battery Monitor

We spoke to Charles "Chuck" Swiger the winner of the first ever PSoC Challenge contest who brought his eBike along to the faire. Read more »

The new Arduino Zero.

We talk to Atmel's "Wizard of Make", Bob Martin, about the Arduino Zero which will be available in the first week of June. Read more »


The Faire continued today in full force, winding down at 6pm as happy Faire goers headed home with newly built treasures and tired feet. The Faire’s Dark Room, housed in Fiesta Hall, proved to be both meditative and stimulating. Shimmering lights flashed through the darkness as young ones danced with long... Read more »