KaLEDoscope Puts the Crowd into the Show

At most concerts, audience interaction is usually limited to cheering and listening. Here at Maker Faire, we get to see the crowd involved much, much more. The KaLEDoscope, designed by Grant Davis, is a mixture of a kaleidoscope and a camera that gets projected on the massive screen behind the stage.... Read more »

Scenes from Friday at Maker Faire

The Electric Trout Car by artist/maker Alvin Petty.

For the first time ever, Maker Faire Bay Area started on Friday this year, and it was fantastic — hundreds of makers showing their stuff for thousands of lucky kids. Check out the photo gallery here for just a small preview of what you’ll see this weekend at Maker Faire.... Read more »

Keep Austin Making

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One of the most amazing effects of Maker Faires is that they not only inspire people to make, but they also motivate folks to organize Maker Faires for their own communities, creating a ripple effect of Maker goodness. In 2006, the very first Maker Faire was hosted in San Mateo,... Read more »