Maker Faire Beat Report
Drumroll Please for the Ribbon Winners from Maker Faire Bay Area!

Drumroll Please for the Ribbon Winners from Maker Faire Bay Area!

This year’s Maker Faire Bay Area has come to a close, and while we are sad to see it go, it also gave us the opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of those Makers who brought the best, most fun, engaging, memorable, and educational exhibits. One of the biggest perks of […]

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DFRobot Encourages the Open Hardware Community

DFRobot Encourages the Open Hardware Community

DFRobot is a Shanghai-based open source hardware facilitator whose mission is to encourage people to develop their own products and simply enable more rapid project creation. We caught up with Hector Saldana of DFRobot to find out more about the company’s offerings. Saldana notes one of their main focuses of […]

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Photo of Angel of the Apocalypse feathers.

Giant Flaming Feathers Awe Maker Faire Crowd

It’s just not a Maker Faire without a flame-firing sculpture. Thankfully, year after year, the renowned Bay Area arts organization Flaming Lotus Girls have provided the Faire with unforgettable interactive fire art. This year, fairgoers entering through the West gate were greeted with the flaming feathers from a larger Flaming […]

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Laney FabLab Dodecahedron

Plywood Dodecahedron Snaps into Single Piece Construction

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 […]

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Riding to Maker Faire with Cypress PSoC

Riding to Maker Faire with Cypress PSoC

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

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