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New Green Power Source: Intermittent, Gusty Winds


Intermittent, gusty winds are a low-cost, abundant, sustainable, environmentally-friendly source of power, currently completely overlooked. I have an interactive table-top demo of generating electricity from such winds.

Noiseless Fast Transport


This demonstration monorail track operates as a way to transport people with the least noise possible, very desirable in a future crowded with more people.

Photon reflections


Photon reflections : Use of reflective surfaces to direct light at desired "hot-spots" to activate light sesor. Light sensor in turn activates simple appliances.

Robot Garden @ i-GATE


Robot Garden is a new makerspace in Livermore California in partnership with the i-GATE Innovation Hub. We promote innovation and interest in STEAM by using robotics and creative or artistic projects to inspire and educate.

Robotic Plush Toy


My project is to motorize a plush doll or toy using Lego Mindstorm and programming it to play an interactive game.



A 30 mph, 30 mile range, 1 hour recharging, 1000+ MPGe electric recumbent tadpole cargo trike compatible with XtraCycle equipment and accessories. All Shimano 27-speed components and grip shifters. No pedaling necessary.

Show & Tell in a Ponga Picture


Ponga rediscovers the art of Show & Tell! You put love into everything you make, now you can share what you love about your Maker project with the world. Show Ponga what you've made and together we'll tell the world.

solar golf cart/welder


solar powered golf cart is also a powerful welder

Solar Pocket Factory


The Solar Pocket Factory: See a miniature factory make solar panels in front of you

Solar steam powered printing press


Solar steam powered vintage printing press with orrey and traction engine

Solar Vehicle


A toy car that is powered by solar panels that runs on a track.

Spout and Spider Bots


Los Altos students demonstrate their Spider and Spout robots. Learn how they were created, what they can do, and why they work!

Steamboat Ed’s Mechanical Whatsits


Hybrid pedal/electric trike with PWM control and a 3hp 24V motor.



Swap-O-Rama-Rama is the world's largest clothing swap with a series of do-it-yourself textile/accessory workshops guided by local designers.

The Dream Series


Limited edition, laser engraved world maps designed to catalyze the dreams of dreamers.

The Good Life Lab


A presentation The Good Life Lab, a modern manual for a post-consumer life Tremayne and Mikey Sklar tell the story of ditching their careers in NYC to make, build, invent, forage and grow everything they need to live.

The Human Body Recharging Station


Lay down and relax in our low light tent, listen to a waterfall and relax using the magic of copper. Recline on Copper Zinc rods that draw the charge of earth into your body, and experience this alternative healing tool.

The KidWind Project


The KidWind Project is offering three hands-on activities about renewable energy. Use a hand crank generator to power toys or pump water. Test out different solar panels to power a fountain.

The Pedal Powered Stage


Work as a team with other Faire goers to Pedal Power great local music.


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