Santiago Mini Maker Faire

Santiago Mini Maker Faire : Oculus Rifting & DIY Instrument Band

This past weekend, thousands of Chileans descended upon a lovely little park in central Santiago called Parque Quinta Normal. I arrived around 11am on a bright and sunny Saturday morning. I walked through the entry gates of the park and when I saw a huge yellow circus tent in the middle of the park, I knew I was in the right plac

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A Chilean Drinkbot with a Sense of Humor

The Indio Pícaro doll is a national joke in Chile, one which Nathan Pahucki and Pablo Castro wanted to capitalize on at the Santiago Mini Maker Faire. Their project, PissCO, is a robotic drink machine in which each Indian doll… well… dispenses a particular drink ingredient. The user chooses their drink from a tablet which […]

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A Sneak Peek from Santiago: Lights, Bikes, and Clouds

Buenos días from Santiago, Chile where preparations are well under way for the second Santiago Mini Maker Faire.

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