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Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne: Solar Revolutionaries

Presenter

Meet Alex Hornstein and Shawn Frayne, whose Kickstarter project the Solar Pocket Factory manufactures solar panels on your desktop; and Jerrold Karmin, who builds portable solar power plants, light towers, and
fantastic solar vehicles for Burning Man.


ALL Power Labs

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ALL Power Labs focuses on small-scale gasification. We make biomass gasifiers that are ready for everyday use, to serve real world distributed energy needs.


Aurora

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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


BioCurious

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We believe that innovations in biology should benaccessible, affordable, and open to everyone. We've built a community biology lab fornamateurs, inventors, entrepreneurs.


BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Power Pack Kit

Exhibit

The BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo is an Open Source battery-backed solar power supply, capable of charging/powering devices like smart phones, Arduino or Raspbery Pi projects, or mini-robot armies.


CalSol, UC Berkeley Solar Vehicle Team

Exhibit

CalSol is a student run team at UC Berkeley that designs, builds, tests, and races fully solar-powered vehicles.n



ECO. Electric Cycles of Oregon

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Stylish, dependable and comfortable electric transportation at 3 miles to the penny.


Electric Vehicle Entrepreneurs

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EVs can go FASTER, FURTHER, LESS WEIGHT, and HIGHER UTILIZATION, using ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS, and RECAPTURED ENERGY. What's YOUR IDEA.


EV Grins

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Homemade Human Electric Hybrids that make you grin. E-Bikes, E-Skateboards, and E-Unicycles.


Growing Robot Garden: a makerspace

Presenter

Wish there was a makerspace near by you? Why not go ahead and start one! Andra Keay and Daniel Casner, founders of Robot Garden - a makerspace in the Trivalley - talk about their experiences bootstrapping a workshop open.


How 2 Today

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How 2 Today is dedicated to helping everybody get started learning by removing barriers to making. These projects focus on minimal use of tools, supplies, simple language and a brief time to begin learning to make.


Justin Grays fire sculpture robots in the sand!

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Justin Gray builds robots, fire art and just about anything he imagines. Come see what he has created in his lab this past winter! We promise you will be blown away!


Karmin Projects

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5 examples of Karmin Solar Projects which illustrate the engineering and future of alternative energy in street legal vehicles, usage of solar power in everyday situations, and fun projects exhibited at Burning Man



Lighthouse Community Charter School Makers

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LCCS is featuring a group of high school students who have created their own projects to display at the Faire. We are working to bring making and the maker mindset to all of our students from K to 12 in Oakland, CA


Makerspace School Projects

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High school students from our pilot group of 15 Makerspace schools will be exhibiting their final projects. Projects may include converted go-karts, knitted skirts, bicycle-wheel basketball hoops, and stained glass!


MAXine, High milage motorcar

Exhibit

MAXine is a home built LoCost 7 based auto mobile, designed for both style and high fuel mileage. It is powered 660cc engine, producing 62 HP and will get 85 MPH at highway speeds


Mechanical SWAT and GREK 1.0

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Mechanical SWAT Mobile Machine Shop Learning Center and GREK 1.0 Launch - the new Grey to Potable Water Recycling Experimenter's Kit


Neon Art Shop

Exhibit

Shawna Peterson and some former students demonstrate neon tubebending techniques with portable fires. Shawna owns a small neon shop in Oakland, CA where she makes commercial signs, sculpture, and teaches classes.


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