3-DIY: Eric Kurland (video)

Eric Kurland makes DIY stereoscopic (3D) cameras and displays from off-the-shelf components. He runs a 3D film festival in Los Angeles and showed off his work at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 in a special 3D village. Subscribe to the Maker Faire Podcast in iTunes, download the m4v video directly,... Read more »

Authors of Arduino Bots and Gadgets at Maker Faire

Kimmo Karvinen and Tero Karvinen are the authors of Arduino Bots and Gadgets, a primer on how to integrate many types of electronic hardware into the Arduino physical computing platform. At Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, Tero talked to us about the advantages of prototyping with the Arduino for electronics... Read more »

DDWFTTW: Rick Cavallaro

Rick Cavallaro and his team at DDWFTTW succeeded in making a wind powered vehicle that travels downwind at a speed faster than the wind itself. The vehicle is at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, having newly accomplished a feat that was considered impossible by many. The vehicle is made from... Read more »

Liquid Robotics’ Waveglider Plumbs the Depths

Liquid Robotics' Waveglider is an autonomous submersible that explores the ocean using the power of the sun and waves. As Roger Hine explains at Bay Area Maker Faire 2011, the Waveglider can either traverse the waters on its own, converting the up-and-down motion of the waves into forward propulsion, or... Read more »

Zachary Rukstela Talks Kinetic Steamworks

Zachary Rukstela of Kinetic Steamworks considers himself the steward of the pieces of vintage steam technology he owns. He operates a steam powered vehicle at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, and explains his background in steam, from growing up on a farm, to working on a WWII era steam powered... Read more »

The Digital Game Museum: Ben Wilhelm (video)

The Digital Game Museum is dedicated to the preservation of video games. As Ben Wilhelm explains at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011, the memory of many video games has fallen by the wayside, and proper documentation of them is important since they've now become a part of our technological history. Read more »