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A Mini Forklift to Haul Klein Bottles

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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!


Ace Monster Toys

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Ace Monster Toys is a hackerspace based in Oakland, California, that provides classes, tools, workspace and community to the area around Oakland, including Berkeley, Emeryville and San Francisco.


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.


Board Assembly with the Electronics Factory Pick and Place Robot

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Walk through how to assemble an example surface mount circuit board with Tempo Automation's Electronics Factory, a desktop pick and place robot.


BPS Makes!: Mobile MakerCarts in Schools

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Join us in our discussion about this flexible platform that brings Fab Lab tools centered on craft, and studio-based processes into the classroom, and make a physical book that interacts with events programmed in Scratch.


Build your own BioPrinter for under $150!

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Bioprinting is printing with biological materials - 3D printing with squishier ingredients! In a BioCurious community project, we're building our own bioprinter from scavenged CD drives, an inkjet cartridge, and an Arduino.




ChipiKart

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The ChipiKart is the smallest entry to the 2013 Power Racing Series. Powered by two brushless electric motors, it's a brutally effective tire-to-dust converter, and all the fun you can fit in a lawn tractor seat.


Darkmatter – Open Source XBox Laptop & DIY Kit

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World's first 3D printed, Lasercut, Open Source Arduino compatible Xbox Laptop that you can buy fully assembled or in DIY kit form.


Developing Products in a Makerspace Environment

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At Tempo Automation, we aim to make hardware development move as fast as software development. We will discuss how we developed our Electronics Factory pick and place robot in a month with Lean Startup and Maker Communities.


Diyode Codeshield

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The Diyode Codeshield, a better way to approach 'Intro to Arduino'


DomeStar

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DomeStar is a 16-foot diameter dome covered with 6,400 addressable RGB LEDs. DomeStar is made of one part installation, one part chill out space, and one part high-and one energy dance floor.


DorkbotPDX – Makers inspired makers in Portland

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Creations: n- Interactive stomp pad, near real time computer vision on 1920 LEDs displayn-"Robotron Reincarnation" a classic 1980s video game faithfully rebor
surface mount soldering zinen- Honeybee Countingn- LED ART


Electronic Frontier Foundation

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EFF is the leading defender of online civil liberties. We promote innovator rights, defend free speech, fight illegal surveillance, and protect rights and freedoms as our use of technology grows.



Fixperts

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Makers are some of the most creative people in the world. What if we could pair them up and harness their creativity for the benefit of others in need? Fixperts is an open knowledge sharing platform that invites designers and makers to help someone they don't know with a day-to-day problem.


FlipBooKit: The Story Behind the Magic Box

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The story behind FlipBooKit. Arduino controlled Mechanical Flip Book art that germinated in a hackerspace, became a Makerfaire hit that launched into a Kickstarter hit and business. As told my the Makers.


Growing Robot Garden: a makerspace

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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.


Hacker Dojo

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The Hacker Dojo is a place for nmakers and hackers to gather and share ideas, collaborate on projects, nand build community. We provide facilities and instruction for both nsoftware and hardware, open to anyone.