NYSCI's Maker Space presents woodworking for makers of all ages. Families with young children are invited to explore hand tools and materials, practice using hammers, nails and sandpaper, and use their creative skills to design and build their own wooden creation.
Jimmy is the creator of a new MAKE video series called DiResta, which showcases Jimmy in the shop doing what he does best—following his muse and making magic with a shop-full of power tools, artisan's skill, and lots of flourish.
Take your project from cool to absolutely awesome by adding an Internet connection! Joining your project to the Internet of Things can help you remotely monitor and control your project, turning your work into something even better than you originally imagined. We'll cover why the Internet of Things is such a big deal, plus how getting your project online can transform it and extend its reach. From connected vending to gallery management, we'll describe which projects are the perfect picks to enter the world of IoT. Learn how IoT connections can improve your project results, which technologies are right for you and the best places to start.
Want to tinker with locks and tools, the likes of which you've only seen in movies featuring cat burglars or secret agents? Then come to TOOOL's Lockpick Village, where you will learn hands-on how physical security operates.
Fashionistas from The High School of Fashion Industries will model their colorful, artistic fashion creations that were created at a NYC Career and Technical Education public high school in Chelsea.
Explorers Wanted. Only 5% of what lives in the oceans has been discovered, yet oceans cover 70% of the earth. We make cost effective underwater tools that allows anyone to search down to 9,000ft without getting wet. Join us
Voltset is a mobile digital multimeter that measures AC/DC, Volt, Ohm, Current and Amp. Smartphone, Tablet & morernrnImportant! This is a high tech custom made, fully functional Digital Multimeter, as SAFE as it can get!
When we make, play and share, we bring meaning to everyday life, and build cultures together. In this session, Mitch Resnick and David Gauntlett each discuss three objects which show the power of making. They show that making is learning, fosters happiness, and is true social participation. How can we build better opportunities and tools for making? Mitch Resnick is professor and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. He was awarded the McGraw Prize in Education 2011. David Gauntlett is professor and co-director of media research at University of Westminster, London. His books include 'Making is Connecting'.
Japanese and western woodworking traditions developed completely separately from each other, resulting in different styles, methods, and tools. But even with this parallel development, some striking similarities can be found between the two types of woodworking. This presentation will show how Japanese and western woodworking tools are often much more similar than they appear, with implications for makers looking for the best method of work.
The inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently. Mikey Sklar discusses the technical knowledge used to run a digital homestead, including planet saving projects such as: building a home from waste materials, installing pv solar systems, recovering electric vehicles from the waste stream, and advanced food fermentation with the help of microcontrollers.