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“Streetbeats”

Exhibit

A complete DIY Drumset & percussion ensemble using vertually nothing but garbage & recyclable items. Add some imagination and a lot of sweat to create captivating improvisational musical experiance.


3-D Photography, do it yourself

Exhibit

See demos of 3-D photography on several different display types, learn how to make 3-D photos, even with a 2-D camera.


3-DIY: Do-It-Yourself Stereoscopic 3-D

Exhibit

Homebrew stereoscopic cameras and displays (as seen in Make: 14), including live 3-D video; a new updated version of the moving phantogram; and the latest 3-D music videos made for the band OK Go.


3D Scanning

Presenter

3D printing has been around since the 1970's, but it's changed a lot recently. Printers are cheaper, easier to use, and more accurate than ever. 3D imaging is next and is about to make a big splash for makers and others.


A Mini Forklift to Haul Klein Bottles

Presenter

Build a do it yourself mini-forklift robot to get boxes out from under your house. Along the way, explore Mobius Loops, Klein Bottles, and other mathematical curiosities!


A New Way to Build

Exhibit

Building small buildings using 1-1/8" plywood for just about everything.


A New Way to Make Music with Natural 3D Motion

Presenter

Making new instruments has always been part of music's progress through society, and technology has afforded tremendous innovation. Adam Somers has taken a leap into the future of music by creating powerful new instruments for the Leap Motion Controller, a 3-D motion control device that senses both hands and all fingers at up to 1/100th millimeter. In this hands-off live demo, Adam will discuss the making of Air Harp and Air Beats, and how his Leap Motion instruments can open new possibilities for musicians and makers of all levels.


A Stitch in Time: Embroidery from then and now

Exhibit

Machine Embroidery, Bad Puns.nHow can I help you adorn your textile project?


Ah-Lan Dance

Performer

What happens when you hack an original Gameboy? You get 8 bits, 8 beats and a virtual journey through time. Who will win this game? Will the naughty children succeed in causing chaos?


Alcyone: A Raspberry Pi Path to Music

Exhibit

The Raspberry Pi makes for an ideal platform for designing yournown musical instruments and controllers. See what we've done and get some ideas for your own creation.


Alexandria von Bromssen – Fashion Designer

Performer

Alexandria von Bromssen - rnProject Zero Carbon Footprint - The sustainable collection


American High School Re:Usables

Exhibit

American High School Re:Usables fabricates usable items from waste materials. the make spent gift card jewelry, tee-shirt rag rugs, wildflower note cards, and glass art.


Android and PC Apps using IOIO

Exhibit

Interactive Android and PC projects using the open source IOIO Board


Applied Kinetic Arts

Exhibit

Applied Kinetic Arts (A.K.A.) is a community of artists working within the medium loosely defined as "kinetic". Works incorporating motion, light, sound, and interactivity are represented by the group's membership


ArcAttack!

Performer

Creators of the original Singing Tesla Coils, the crew of ArcAttack uses their high tech wizardry to generate a truly 'electrifying' live music performance.


Art & Storytelling through 3D Printing with Kids

Presenter

What happens when you introduce a 3D printer to a room of 8-year-olds and ask them to create? Enjoy stories from the front lines as told by a team that is working to bring this technology into schools around the world.


ArtStrobe

Exhibit

ArtStrobe is an interactive kinetic light sculpture. The 60" spinning disk has illuminated fluorescent shapes on its face which make patterns. Users can change these patterns by adjusting two knobs mounted near the ArtStrobe.


Ask A Carpenter!

Exhibit

Get straight, unbiased answers to all your home maintanence questions from a licensed professional. Learn wood joinery and box making. See dovetail boxes being made by hand. Get help with your own project's design.


Attack of the 10 foot Woolbuddy Dinosaur!

Exhibit

Jackie Huang, owner and creator of Woolbuddy, created a 10 foot needle felted Dinosaur! See the biggest needle felted Woolbuddy ever created, and learn how it was made.


Aurora

Exhibit

Aurora is an opalescent willow with hand-beaten copper leaves that chime in the wind. At night, the tree comes alive with light, rotating through the spectrum of colors and providing spectacular illumination. It is a fairy tr


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