MFBA Day Two, Now With More Awesome!

MFBA Day Two, Now With More Awesome!

Makers are already lining up for day two of Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. If it was anything like yesterday, it should really be something to bleat about.

Here are the salient details for those who are coming to the Faire or for those just curious:

Maker Faire website — Lots of up to date information and content about the event. It’s your main portal to Faire happenings.

Maker Faire Daily — Our fast-moving feed of Faire sights and sounds, contributed to by staff authors and a few alpha makers.

The Full Sunday Schedule

For the latest in Maker Faire tweets, check out our main Faire Twitter feed, and for an update on Faire traffic, follow our special Faire Traffic channel. And if you tweet about the Faire, please hash them #makerfaire.

For the first time this year, we’re offering a commemorative Maker Faire Program, a gorgeous 68-page magazine with information on the Faire, interviews with lots of makers, a little content from our Workshop special issue, all sorts of goodies. We’re offering it for sale at the Faire, but we’re also making it available as a free download on the Maker Faire website!

The Blipboard Maker Faire App. A custom geo-location, social media app for the Faire.

Today’s Headliners: At 11am on the Tesla Stage, Fiesta Hall, Discovery channel’s Mike Rowe will be headlining. And at 12 Noon MythBuster’s Adam Savage will take to the stage. Then at 2pm, Nolan Bushnell, best known as the founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theater, and revered as the “Father of the Video Game Industry,” will take the mic. What a line-up!

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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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