Hackaway

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HackAway is after-school sports for technology. HackAway provides affordable mentorship and instruction in basic electronics hacking and programming skills to middle and high school students. HackAway seeks to provide free opportunities for students from demographic groups that are currently under-represented in math/science achievement, engineering majors, technical fields, and the growing startup culture.


Cognizant

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Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services is proud to sponsor the Young Makers Tent as part of its Making the Future education initiative which seeks to inspire young learners in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and the arts by providing fun hands-on learning opportunities. Young Makers and their instructors from Cognizant's Making the Future Afterschool and Summer programs from across the U.S. will be conducting workshops for children attending the Faire, demonstrating how children can


Carbon Origins

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Carbon Origins is a start up aerospace company with the goal to make space commonplace. They are currently developing the next generation of suborbital rockets designed to carry small to mid-sized payloads to space. At Maker Faire they are launching an


Gerard’s Paella

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We'll be preparing a chicken and shrimp paella cooked with chicken thighs, wild-caught texas shrimp, onions, garlic, tomatoes, smoked paprika and saffron. Our vegan paella is a little lighter, but still bursting with flavor.



Bacon Bacon

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High quality, locally-sourced comfort food with a bacon twist. We use this magical ingredient to deliver great-tasting, classic and creative dishes. Learn more at www.baconbaconsf.com.






Home Kitchen Food Handling & Safety

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p.o.p. candy co.'s co-founder Bill Waiste is an expert in food preparation, safety and handling, and all kitchen operations. He has 30+ years in restaurant operations and management, and has been a Certified Trainer for Prometric and the National Restaurant Association's Serve-Safe food handling programs since 2002. He has consulted for a number of restaurant and catering groups in kitchen operations and proper food handling. rnrnBill has presented on food handling in the home at Craftcation, a small business and DIY conference last year in Ventura. His presentation, ''Home Kitchen Food Handling and Safety,'' was well received and to help


Chinese Noodle Maker Mr. Wang

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This ancient culinary art form from the Chiang Dong Province transforms dough into hundreds of strands of perfectly shaped noodles. Roll up your sleeves, flour your palms, and join the fun!


Making Pearl Sugar

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Pearl sugar is a unique confectionery ingredient. It is simply small, crunchy bits of sugar that can be used in any number of baked goods. We will show you how to make pearl sugar with items that you already have in your kitchen!


Making Toys with Maker Tech and Selling Them: Tales from the Frontline

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I'll talk about using 3D printing, textile printing, laser cutting and games to make customised toys, and how we brought Makies through traditional toy safety certification and got them onto real shelves at retail.
I'll talk about sales, margins, materials, design techniques and software, pitfalls, things to avoid, where the opportunity lies: make it quite a How-To.


The Bbot

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The Bbot is a dancing robot with a self enclosed speaker and amplification system. Inspired by the Robot Dance Party, Bbot was built by a 9 year old for Halloween and was recently featured at Marinovators and MarinIJ.


My DIY Off-Grid Mountain Homestead and Chairlift

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Pro snowboarder Mike Basich has been pushing boundaries on and off the snow for the past 20 years and has come to be known as the DIY guru of the snowboarding community. His largest-scale venture has been building an off-grid cabin deep in the Sierra Nevada—complete with self-made chairlift—and more recently has made a tiny house on a trailer.


Start Making! @ Computer Clubhouses

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In 2014 & 2015, the Making! @ Clubhouses is a Computer Clubhouse Network-wide education and outreach initiative, sponsored by Intel in partnership with the MIT Media Lab Lifelong Kindergarten Group, is providing financial and professional development support to Clubhouses to foster more engineering and "do-it-yourself" activities. These activities can lead into individual and small group open make self-designed projects. The program was successfully piloted with girls in 5 Clubhouses in the summer and fall of 2013, and is spreading to 25 more Clubhouses internationally in 2014. We'll share both our evaluation report and new Session Guide.



Ritual Coffee

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Ritual will be serving delicious batch brew coffee, espresso, lattes, cappuccinos, and iced coffee for you to enjoy.