CHIPMUSIC has hit the mainstream in movies like Scott Pilgrim, but where did it come from & how is it made? STARPAUSE will fill you in, perform a live tracking demo & provide a zine pointing to more 8BIT software and sounds.
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.
Knowable.org links tech centric innovation hubs, citizen scientists/activists, hackerspaces & makerspaces as social/collective businesses - building capacity while evangelizing open source hardware and software.
A woodcarving is suspended by a cable truss installation, mounted with blinking LED's, sensors, xbees, and wood in a dynamic, interactive installation. What more could you ask for at Maker Faire? Ok - we don't have fire.
A private school with a public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to be life long learners.
LCCS is featuring a group of high school students who have created their own projects to display at the Faire. We are working to bring making and the maker mindset to all of our students from K to 12 in Oakland, CA
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.
Learn the process of making simple chevre cheese from scratch. We'll include some history of cheesemaking, important facts about milk quality and differences as well as the complex chemistry behind cheesemaking.
Interior Design Students at SJSU experiment with green materials such as 3D printed wood, metal and ceramics and laser cut coconut and leaves to make cool products for your home office and for you to wear.
MAX is a high mileage, low cost homebuilt car. It blends the style of '50s LeMans racers (small and streamlined) with the comfort of '60s sports cars (a roof and a heater) and the efficiency of a modern diesel tractor engine.
Mechanical SWAT Mobile Machine Shop Learning Center and GREK 1.0 Launch - the new Grey to Potable Water Recycling Experimenter's Kit
This is a pod shaped cabin built as an experiment in micro living. It contains all the features of a home in a space less than 50 square feet. The shower, toilet, stove and storage are all concealed bellow the floor panels.
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.