Maker Spotlight

We highlight different makers from our broad community to show you the faces and stories behind the projects. Meet all the amazing people featured in Maker Spotlight below.

Maker (Faire Producer) Spotlight: Ian Cole

Maker (Faire Producer) Spotlight: Ian Cole

Ian Cole has been at the helm of Maker Faire Orlando, and its parent organization The Maker Effect Foundation, since its inception. While this spectacular, volunteer run event did not take place in November as usual, Ian has been no less busy manifesting maker experiences for others (and acting as a board member and advocate […]

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Maker Spotlight: Natasha Dzurny of Technochic

Maker Spotlight: Natasha Dzurny of Technochic

Natasha Dzurny loves making cool stuff and wants to teach you how to do it to! Create a unique unicorn horn in her upcoming Make A Light Up Unicorn Headband class on October 21st! SIGN UP NOW – ticket sales end Wednesday, October 14th @ 9am ET – to get your unicorn materials in time […]

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Maker Spotlight: LeeLee James The Twirling Tech Goddess

Maker Spotlight: LeeLee James The Twirling Tech Goddess

Name: LeeLee James Where are you located? Boulder, CO What is your day job? Student Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace? Yes, Blow Things Up lab and Correll Robotics lab on CU Boulder’s campus, Solid State Depot in Boulder, and BLDG 61 in the Boulder Public Library. Twitter | Instagram | Youtube What kinds of stuff […]

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Maker Spotlight: Engineer Emily

Maker Spotlight: Engineer Emily

  Name  Emily Where are you located?  South Carolina What is your day job?  Senior Mechanical Engineering Student Do you attend a makerspace/fablab/hackerspace?  Most everything of what I work on is done in my college apartment. I have two 3D printers and most all of my tools are kept in my “workshop closet” as I […]

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Plan C: A Homeless Maker in San Francisco

Plan C: A Homeless Maker in San Francisco

I brought him several cartons of cigarettes, a half-dozen bagels and a phone charger. He walked up to my car wearing a black mask over a reddish beard and said: “Let’s go to Costco.” He offered to sit in the back seat and, once he got in, he apologized if he smelled of smoke. I […]

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