Beautiful weather, plenty of local makers, and a steady crowd marked the opening day of the first Maker Faire in Portland. The event was held in the parking lot of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI).
I’m founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire. I am CEO of Maker Media, the company that produces MAKE, Maker Faire and Maker Shed. I am Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).