So Many Ways to get Started Making

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So Many Ways to get Started Making

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 11.32.55 AMMake: Books is known for putting out best-in-category how-to guides like “Getting Started with Arduino” and “Getting Started with Raspberry Pi.” These books are known for their clarity, practical approach, brevity, and good humor.

Now at World Maker Faire New York, these books come to life on our Make: Electronics, Maker Shed, and (new this year!) Make: 3D Printing stages.

“Getting Started” presentations are designed and written by MAKE editors to help demystify the primary maker tech platforms. We program them multiple times a day, both Saturday and Sunday, so that fair-goers have as many chances as possible to get great beginner tutorials.

Here’s our MAKE-powered Getting Started lineup for World Maker Faire New York 2013:

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 11.35.20 AMGetting Started with Arduino Make: Electronics Stage
With Andrew Terranova, MAKE contributing editor.
• Saturday 11am
• Saturday 3pm
• Sunday 11am
• Sunday 2pm

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 11.43.54 AMGetting Started with Raspberry Pi
Make: Electronics Stage
MAKE contributing editor Matt Richardson wrote the “Getting Started with Raspberry Pi” Make: Book.
• Saturday 11:15am
• Saturday 3:15 pm
• Sunday 11:15am
• Sunday 2:15pm

Screen Shot 2013-09-18 at 11.38.36 AMGetting Started with the Beaglebone Black Make: Electronics Stage
David Scheltema is coming on board as Assistant Technical Editor at Make: Books.
• Saturday 1:45pm
• Saturday 6pm
• Sunday 3:15pm

Getting Started with 3D Printing Make: 3D Printing Stage
Matt Griffin (current contributor to MAKE on 3D printing topics, who is currently completing a Make: Book on 3D design), Kacie Hultgren (PrettySmallThings), and Jenny Cheng (Caret Dash Caret) will be taking turns leading these sessions.
• Saturday 2pm
• Saturday 4pm
• Saturday 6pm
• Sunday 11am
• Sunday 2pm
• Sunday 4pm

Getting Started with Breadboarding Make: Electronics Stage
With MAKE contributing editor Nick Raymond.
• Saturday 4pm
• Sunday 4:45pm

Choosing a Board Make: Electronics Stage
MAKE contributing editor Alasdair Allan is working on the forthcoming MAKE magazine “Boards” special issue, so he’s right on the pulse of what is out there and how to pick.
• Saturday 11:30pm
• Saturday 5pm
• Sunday 11:45am
• Sunday 5:15pm

So clearly if there was ever a time to get a grip on these things you’ve heard about but don’t really know what they mean, this weekend at Maker Faire New York is it!

Check out our complete lineup here. To stay completely up to date, download the Maker Faire app.

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Sabrina is the Maker Faire Program Director. She works on stage content for the flagship fairs (Bay Area & New York), and also runs Maker Faire's global licensing program for locally and independently produced Maker Faires. She also co-creates the East Bay Mini Maker Faire in her town, Oakland, CA.

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