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Workshop Weekend, Call for Makers/Teachers

After every Maker Faire, there’s always a general cry for more, MORE! How do we continue the hands-on, inspired spirit of the Faires beyond the actual events? After this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area, a follow-up Workshop Weekend was held, in various locations around the Bay. The idea was to take the enthusiasm of the Faire and port it into a more focused two-day learning event.

The Workshop Weekend folks are back, with another planned weekend of making, Nov 5th and 6th, 2011. This time, instead of it being in far-flung locations, everything will be under one roof, Tech Liminal, in Oakland.

Right now, event organizers are looking for workshop teachers, makers who can run classes. If you’re interested, see their Teach a Workshop form. And sign up for their e-list to be informed when event registration starts.

Workshop Weekend

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David Lang’s Zero to Maker series

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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