Meet The Makers: Death Defying Pedal Car Figure 8 Races

FBUC

The members of the Fun Bike Unicorn Club are bringing Death Defying Figure 8 Pedal Car Races to Maker Faire Bay Area 2012. Inspired by old-school pedal carts, the club started building and of course the desire to race followed. In the spirit of healthy, and perhaps reckless, competetion, The... Read more »

littleBits: Ayah Bdeir

littleBits is a system of electronic parts for play and prototyping. Designed for children, artists, or anyone shy about soldering, littleBits make electronics easy, fun, fast and accessible. Ayah Bdeir talks about her simple and intriguing system of magnetically connected, expandable electronics. Subscribe to the Maker Faire podcast in iTunes,... Read more »

The Long Slow Make: Anil Dash and Dale Dougherty

Anil Dash shares his observations and insights into the development of the Maker movement. He sees it as a kind of political movement that is apolitical in nature but also radical and inclusive. This conversation with Anil and Dale Dougherty, founder of MAKE magazine and Maker Faire, touches on the... Read more »

Make It Better Video

MAKE IT BETTER from Clim on Vimeo. In the spirit of all things “Make,” I thought I’d share this fun little video by Climent Canal and Sebasti├ín Baptista. Great type, great message. How will you make it better? Read more »

Volunteer at Maker Faire

I worked as a volunteer during the very first Maker Faire Bay Area in 2006, and I haven’t missed one since! It was exhilarating, and exhausting all at the same time. In between working my shifts at the Maker Check-In, I met Suzy Pakhchyan, of Fashioning Technology, and stitched my... Read more »