Maker News

I can’t believe it was just a week ago today that makers were finishing preparations for the 2nd annual World Maker Faire in NYC. We did our best to cover the event in real-time, using services such as our Posterous-powered Maker Faire Daily (a good read a week later, I might add), but lots of content is still trickling in. Our Weekend Projects sponsor and primary World Maker Faire sponsor, RadioShack, uploaded this video yesterday which shows some of the hands-on activities they had in their tent, and has some proclaiming “RadioShack is back.” What do you think? Did you spend time in the RadioShack booth? Did your kid assemble an electronic snap kit or did you solder yourself an LED flashlight? How was your experience at the Shack’s booth and what did you walk away with?

And if you learned to solder at the Faire, or otherwise got charged up about making, why not spend the weekend on one of our Weekend Projects? We have them available at all skill levels now and will be rolling out new projects over the coming weeks.

See all of the RadioShack Weekend Projects posts (to date)


I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

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