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A Revolution in the Making

Presenter

Zazzle and Rickshaw Bagworks are transforming the manufacturing process away from mass manufacturing to local, custom making. By using technology to innovate across the entire technology stack from visualization to manufacturing operations, Zazzle is transforming the commerce experience for customers from a "buy" model to a "make" model.


Alan Macy: Technical Artist, Biologist, Maker

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Artist Alan Macy explores the human sensor network—the nervous system—in artworks such as the "human sensitive chair" he has on display at Maker Faire.


Alice Taylor: Toys from the Future

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Alice Taylor will talk about the challenges and opportunities of using 3D printing and other nu-manufacturing techniques to produce consumer-facing retail products, using Makies(R) as a live example.


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.


Are you FARMcurious?

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Learn what it takes to produce your own food and eat seasonally and sustainably without abandoning your urban lifestyle. Pick up a kit to help get you started while you're here.


Assorted Electronic Kits by Tx0Rx0

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Open source hardware electronic kits designed for the maker in mind!


Bandit Guns “Worlds first rubber band shotgun”

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Bandit Guns - Worlds first rubber band shotgun kit that you can build yourself with 14 laser cut pieces of plywood stacked and held together with binding bolts (no glue). Also first rubber band gun with three modes of firing



BioLite

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BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as
clean, safe, and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge small devices like
cell phones and LED lights off-grid. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in
2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. Discover more about BioLite at biolitestove.com,
facebook.com/biolitestove and twitter.com/biolitestove


BlinkM Smart LEDs and blink(1) USB Light

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We love LEDs! We make easy-to-use smart RGB LEDs for Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or your Windows or Mac computer.


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.


BootstrapSolar Chi-qoo Solar Power Pack Kit

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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.


Cheng Concrete

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Geared for professional contractors, designers, do-it yourselfers and makers, CHENG Concrete is a complete online how-to center offering ideas for designing with concrete, instructional video and drawings, and a full line of products for individuals to craft their own concrete projects. The CHENG Concrete Product Line includes a full range of mixes, color, project molds, sealer, wax, tools, accessories, books and DVDs. CHENG Concrete makes it easy for you to make expressive, functional, beautiful and cost-friendly projects for your home and garden.



Crowdsourcing Space

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Crowdsource the Final Frontier! Meet the people who raised funds for building satellites, rockets and more! They will tell their success stories, and give advice to future space project Makers.


Designing Circuit Boards with Open Source Software

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Ever wanted to build your own "professional" printed circuit boards? We will bootstrap you with the Open Source program "Kicad" and walk through the steps understand the software and have your boards manufactured.


DIY Cardboard Village

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DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.


DIY CNC Kits for all levels of skills and budgets

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Display of MyDIYCNC CNC machines performing tasks such as PCB track isolation milling, parts fabrication and lithopane milling. Launch of my new intelligent USB CNC interface for PC, Mac and Linux platforms. Display CNC kits.


East Bay School for Boys

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East Bay School for Boys, an independent middle school, provides opportunities for boys to design, build, nurture, and grow their world, empowering boys to affect, connect, reflect, and most importantly, love to learn.


Electronics Factory

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An open hardware, open software benchtop pick and place machine


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