- Maker Faire Bay Area is less than a month away! This year we’ll have one very special guest, our robot mascot Makey! You can see how Shawn Thorsson started his work on the costume.
- Virtual reality isn’t just for gamers. See how creative professionals used this technology in this gallery of cool Tilt Brush designs.
- It was Earth Day this Friday! To celebrate we did a round-up of 25 green projects you can do to show your appreciation for the planet.
- Can a diode change someone’s life? Onur Çelebi shares the life changing moment of discovery that lead to a lifelong passion in electronics.
- Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor, two undergraduates from the University of Washington, won a prize for a pair of gloves that translate sign language into speech.
- Bob Knetzger has been sharing his toy-making savvy with us for ages, and now all his amusing projects are in one book, Make: Fun! Get the good times started with this goofy, bobbing “spudmarine” project.
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This weeks upcoming Events:
- Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire (PA): April 30, 2016 – 1st annual
- Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire (MA): April 30, 2016 – 3rd annual
- Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire (NJ): April 30, 2016 – 3rd annual
- Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire (Shanghai, China): April 30, 2016 – 3rd annual
- Maker Faire Paris (France): April 30 & May 1, 2016 – 3rd annual
- Westport Mini Maker Faire (CT): April 30, 2016 – 5th annual