Organizers in Austin, Texas are raring to go with our First Annual Austin Mini Maker Faire. They have a full schedule of speakers and workshops, and over 60 makers, so there’s something for everyone. Some of the exhibits and activities include: Austin Creative Reuse will be offering bicycle-powered spin art Austin Electric Vehicles Association will be showing off some homebrew […]Continue Reading
Where 2012 is coming up soon, and like many of our other conferences, we’re looking for makers and hackers to join us: The program for Where, our geolocation and mapping conference, is almost complete. Now we’re looking for makers, hackers, developers, and DIYers to bring awesomeness to the 2012 Where Conference (April 2-4 in San […]Continue Reading
Come out to the streets of Providence (Steeple Street, between Canal and North Main, to be exact) and join us at the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire between 2pm and 10pm tomorrow. We’ll have MakerBots, homebrewers, a mini Maker SHED, and you can even learn to solder! Check out all the makers right here.Continue Reading
Thom Nichols is building a mobile QR Code scavenger hunt for the RI Mini Maker Faire based on QuiRk: A Cross-Platform QR Scavenger Hunt Game, which he launched at this year’s Wooly Fair.
We’ll be hiding QR Codes all over the RI Mini Maker Faire. If you find them all, you’ll be entered in a (free) drawing to win one of three awesome prizes, which we’ll be announcing soon.Continue Reading
Today is AS220′s annual Foo Fest, and in addition to the AS220 Labs Fab Lab, as well as many artists and musicians you’ll see, the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire has a table set up where you can get information about the Faire, and have your picture, er, point cloud taken with a Kinect connected to a Mac running Kyle McDonald’s KinectToStl. RI Mini Maker Faire will be here until 5:30, so come down soon!Continue Reading
The O’Reilly Android Open Conference is October 9-11 in San Francisco, CA, and it’s featuring a Mini Maker Faire with Android-based DIY projects. The Call for Makers is now open, and participating makers will receive a complimentary conference pass.Continue Reading
When I asked Michael Greer of Leatherbound Book Works if he only did books in atoms (as opposed to books made of bits, he said that he does, in fact, have a book he’s working on in binary form. However, the leatherbound Book of Genesis (the first four chapters at the moment) is in fact […]Continue Reading