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Germany Ignites Creativity with 7 Huge Maker Faires in 2017, Starting with Ruhr

Germany Ignites Creativity with 7 Huge Maker Faires in 2017, Starting with Ruhr

Ruhr, Germany, is getting ready for a Maker Faire this weekend, full of exciting projects to explore. Check out these 5 exciting things we’re looking forward to.

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Hundreds of Makers in Hannover

Hundreds of Makers in Hannover

In its fourth year, Maker Faire Hannover had over 16,000 people and over 200 exhibits and 800 makers. Here’s a small sample of some of the magic.

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Maker Movement Blossoms in Germany

Maker Movement Blossoms in Germany

Nearly 40 years ago, German publishing company Heinz Heise launched a magazine called Elrad – Magazin für Elektronik that featured cool electronics projects. And while that magazine is no longer in publication, it became the predecessor to c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, launched in 1983 and currently the most subscribed-to computer magazine in all of […]

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Pinball Wizard Builds Massive Machine

Pinball Wizard Builds Massive Machine

A self-proclaimed inventor of useless things, Niklas Roy has built the largest pinball machine I’ve ever seen. The Galactic Dimension pinball machine is indeed of galactic dimensions, towering at almost 20 feet tall, with a wide berth of almost 10 feet (3m×6m). The colossal game was constructed for the 2015 pinball exhibition at Phæno, a […]

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German Makers Gather in Hannover

German Makers Gather in Hannover

The 2nd annual Maker Faire Hannover expanded to two days this year, and attracted 10,000 people last weekend. It was organized by Heise, a Hannover-based technical publisher. Both days were sunny and warm, and there were many engaging maker exhibits inside and outside at the Congress Centrum. Here is a slideshow of my pictures from […]

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