By giving software developers the challenge (and help) to build a bot, boat, or rocket in a day, JSConf is turning web developers into hardware makers.Continue Reading
RobotsConf, a new conference designed to transform coders into makers, was a huge success!
I spoke with conference curators Chris and Laura Williams before the event. They had an audacious plan, and I wondered if it would work. I’ve attended many tech conferences and maker events, but never one with this format – a format which was later referred to as “sleep-away maker camp” by an attendee.Continue Reading
Jamie Szafran is a software developer for NASA, and a member of FamiLAB, Orlando’s hackerspace. Jamie has already begun her transformation from coder to maker, and she’s excited to attend RobotsConf. As part of our coverage of RobotsConf, I’ll sharing Jamie’s experiences and reflections on RobotsConf and her journey from coder to maker.Continue Reading