Maker Faire Daily — Our Team is on the Ground

Maker Faire Daily — Our Team is on the Ground

Maker Faire Daily is our online fast-news feed during Maker Faire. This weekend in Detroit, stafffmembers and makers will be posting images, thoughts, and video snapshots from the grounds of the Henry Ford Museum. Here are some tidbits from the lead up.

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Continuing the tradition from last year, OmniCorpDetroit is hosting the official Maker Faire Detroit kick-off party this Friday night, and i3Detroit is hosting the official afterparty Saturday evening. If last year was any indication, both will be a fantastic time. involving great people, great music, and inspiring projects and workspaces. [And lots of adult beverages.] -Michael Doyle

Note: This poster is color adjusted for stereo anaglyph cancellation. If you view it through red/cyan 3D glasses, one eye will only show info for the OCD party, while the other eye, only the i3 info.

Brandon Richards, in Eastern Market, testing the soundsystem on one of OCD’s heavily modified Power Wheel entries for Maker Faire Detroit. -Michael Doyle

We stopped by the famous Heidelberg Project today. It is the life’s work of Tyree Guyton. His art transforms a city block into an inspirational space, and people like us come from all over to see it. -Dale Dougherty

Tents are going up. The Life Size Mouse Trap is starting to take shape. Our team is on the ground. This “hack” wagon is ready for loading and unloading. -Dale Dougherty

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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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