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Fred the Dalek

Exhibit

Fred is a Dalek from the planet Skaro. Daleks are the arch-enemies of Doctor Who, the classic BBC science fiction series celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Fred is home-built in 2011 using plans from projectdalek.com


Glo-puter Zero

Exhibit

A bit-serial digital computer who's RAM is implemented using rotating drum of copper-doped zinc sulfide phosphorescent material.


Hawk and Miss Tickle, Creature Quads

Exhibit

Creatures on these pedal powered vehicles are controlled by levers. Seats are adjustable for different sized pilots and animators. Headlights and running lights are for night time adventures.


Horseless Carriage 2.0

Exhibit

Horseless Carriage 2.0 is a human-powered re-invention of the Horseless Carriage. It is a 2-person 147-speed all-terrain amphibious contraption based on a wood Ash frame and over a half-dozen 'donor' bikes.


Hosting Open Makes At Your Organization

Presenter

The Tech, Lawrence Hall of Science, and Exploratorium share on hosting Open Makes. They'll focus on hosting Makes leading up to Maker Faire, the benefits to your organization, your guests, local Makers, and the world!


Interactive Light Art with Bicycles

Exhibit

Interactive light art: (1) Create your own real 3D spherical light painting; (2) Draw a picture and see it in lights on our full color bicycle wheel display; (3) Check out our light art for bicycles, the Monkey Light


Inward and Onward

Exhibit

This kinetic sculpture features a tiny figure piloting a larger one. Both are made entirely from found materials.


Kinect Open VJ Platform

Exhibit

Open VJ Platform is a project aimed at providing performers with an easy way to create engaging real-time visuals for performances.


Kinetic Art

Exhibit

Kinetic art pieces, The Knot Garden, Medusa, High5, 3D Mandala use mixed media and a collection of techniques to infuse the pieces with light, texture, and movement.


Kinetic Bug Jars

Exhibit

The natural world is mysteriously mimicked in this series of kinetic sculptures. Simple electronic components animate paper insects trapped inside of bottles and jars.


Kinetic Creatures- walking cardboard animal kits

Exhibit

Kinetic Creatures are walking cardboard animal kits. The co-founders Alyssa & Lucas Ainsworth developed their project over 4 years with a goal to make complex mechanics simple to build, while encouraging hands-on making.


Kinetic Glow Works

Exhibit

Kinetic objects that experiment with "printing" and "drawing" on glow-in-the-dark surfaces


Laminar Flow Fountain

Exhibit

Laminar flow fountain is experimenting with water flow. Piper Comanche was one of the first planes with laminar flow wing, just like my N5063P.



Litewall, Interactive Video, DIY Games, DMA SJSU

Exhibit

The LiteWall, DIY Video Arcade, Interactive Video Installation and Quakebot, a variety of interactive projects developed at the Digital Media Art Program at SJSU.


LumiGeek LED Shields

Exhibit

We make LEDs easy for DIY. For over a decade, we have supported the arts with our technology backgrounds. Now we want to share our skills with the makerverse.


Make It Move

Exhibit

Learn how to build simple animated and robotic contraptions using RC servos and a "no programming required" control circuit.


Making Mobiles

Presenter

Making Mobiles author Bruce Cana Fox will demonstrate making a mobile from wire and sheet, from beginning to end.


Mechanical wings and puppets

Exhibit

Francis the hand acutated puppet and his controller a mechanical wing wearing entity, not to be scoffed at.



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