The maker movement is coming to Washington. Inspired by a kid and a marshmallow cannon, the White House is fully embracing DIY with the inaugural Maker Faire later this year.
Maybe tech is one of the answers to bankruptcy? Motor City hosts a daylong hackathon geared toward encouraging developers and designers to create new apps.
We took a trip out to Queens this weekend to check out all the robots, 3D printers, and general creative hackery at Maker Faire's New York stopover.
On the eve of the annual Maker Faire in the San Francisco Bay Area, Maker Media CEO Dale Dougherty chats about this unique event where people can show off their "desire and ability to create things."
Make Magazine's Maker Faire made its third trip to NYC this weekend, washing over Queens with a tsunami of creative activity.
n September 17th and 18th huge crowds gathered to participate in NYC's 2nd Maker Faire, hosted by the New York Hall of Science. This event featured innovators young and old who showed off their DIY projects and inventions. Visitors were able to enjoy projects in areas as diverse as sustainability and urban gardening, fibre arts, metal-working, lock-picking, radio, and of course the world of robotics and engineering.
CNET's Donald Bell and Eric Franklin scour the 2011 Maker Faire in search of Crave-worthy tech -- preferably the stuff that shoots fire.
This weekend at least 100,000 people are expected to descend on the sixth annual Maker Faire. But on Friday, the countless DIY projects were still being put in place. CNET was on hand to check out the setup.
New installations and projects you won't want to miss at the 2011 Maker Faire.
Maker Faire made it's NYC debut this weekend at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, bringing a vast range of "makers" together to share their projects and inspire each other and the public.