Make:SF was founded in 2007 and has grown to over 1600 members through over 130 Meetups in San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco. Join us to participate in mini-workshops and connect with local Makers!
Come build the booth in augmented reality on your phone/tablet! - Apps created by an independent hacker named @yosun
The creativity of new generations of makers is unleashed and new technologies make tinkering easier than ever. But that positive trend is on a collision course with another: the ever-expanding use of legal and technical restrictions on devices to limit owners' rights. It's not just whether you can open the hood; it's whether opening the hood might land you in court. Learn how we got here, what's at stake, and how you can help EFF defend the right to make.
MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
There is an amazing electrical symphony occurring in your brain. MindMIDI allows you to listen to this symphony, and control it in real-time, using an EEG. Effortlessly create music for fun, self-discovery, or relaxation.
RJ's Miniature Golf Madness! Come learn what it takes to be a golf course designer for the best miniature golf party of 2013!
We make a smart servo motor, and link it to a browser. Now, you can make things move from your phone, tablet, or any computer. Use moti with 3D-prints, or simply cardboard to build robots, products, toys, and much more!
Noisebridge is a physical hackerspace open and welcoming to all, located in San Francisco, providing opportunities for anyone interested in programming, hardware, and technology in general.
This is our second installment of Not Your Grandpa's Ham Radio. Our latest creations mix GPS, radar, microprocessors, Arduino, ZigBee, Bluetooth, SMT, microwave and millimeter wave radio and other technologies.
Old Computers Make New Art is a printmaking project that mixes technology with traditional media. Participants will create prints using old computer parts and white, gold, and silver ink on black paper.
Calliopes are traditionally sound machines driven by steam. Built on the steam train technology, they proved to be a short-lived phenomenon due to their unwieldy size and difficulty to control.
The Owl Platform makes smart spaces easy to build and use. Novice and experienced developers can take advantage of libraries in multiple languages and Web API to easily build applications for the Internet of Things.
The robot uprising is smaller than you think. Pxlbots are pixel-based robots, custom designed and hand built by Bay Area designer Jared Benson. Swing by and celebrate beautiful, chunky pixels with us.
Bay Area RepRap supports enthusiasts in building their own 3D printers. RepRap is the first of the low-cost 3D printers and started the open-source 3D printer revolution. http://reprap.org/wiki/Maker_Faire_Bay_Area