Measure pollution levels throughout MakerFaire using personal air monitoring pods. This interactive exhibit will seek help from attendees to map out pollution levels. Learn about air quality pollution and monitoring.
Technology is not just computers! Natural materials like stones, bugs, wasp nests, clay, and flowers have been used from ancient times to today for paint, food, makeup, and textiles. Learn about pigments, history and art. Tur
This exhibit demonstrates how time is kept and distributed, from time-balls to radio and GPS. Ever wonder how your cellphone always has the correct time? Why they drop a time-ball on New Years Eve? Find out at this exhibit.
Bash the Trash builds, performs and educates with instruments made from reused materials. Our performers will take participants on a journey of science, sound and sustainability, using demonstration, hands-on participation and group performance. Audience members will learn how instruments work and how to make and experiment with their own.
Binomica Labs- come check out our biological circuits! First 5 visitors/day get complementary DNA sequencing for either barcoding DNA or a portion of your own mtDNA hypervariable region!
Bio-sensing is in the midst of a revolution that will change nearly every aspect of our lives from health to education to retail experience. Measuring more than just basic vital signs, state-of-the-art algorithms are making it possible to identify up to 8 or more distinct emotional states and beginning to open the door for greater understanding of ourselves and each other. With more and more bio-sensors becoming available and hackable, the opportunity for the DIY community is great. Come to this talk to learn how you can participate in the bio-sensing revolution and change the way you look at yourself and the people around you.
BioLite develops and manufactures advanced energy products that make cooking with wood as clean, safe, and easy as modern fuels while also providing electricity to charge small devices like cell phones and LED lights off-grid. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the company was founded in 2009 by Jonathan Cedar and Alec Drummond. Discover more about BioLite at biolitestove.com, facebook.com/biolitestove and twitter.com/biolitestove
I have a device that is made to keep from people biting their tongue while sleeping. This device is made of soft durable plastic, although i designed the first layout of clay. It can be packaged in different colors and sizes and can come in packages of 1 or more for the entire family or for those that have a problem biting their tongue or grinding their teeth at night while sleeping. It can be sold in dentist office or stores worldwide.
New understanding of the brain is making it more hackable, launching us into the realm of sci-fi possibilities. We will talk about the brain's pinouts and wiring, along with its mechanisms for change (i.e. learning). We will then discuss various technologies and techniques currently being used to interface with the brain and augment human potential in amazing ways.
A Milwaukee startup focusing on Solar USB Power. We ran a wildly successful Kickstart for our Folding USB Solar Cells. At our booth we'll be showing off our solar USB charging solutions and setups. We believe that our solar cells are the perfect item for campers, hikers, and emergency preparedness.
Fourth and fifth grade students at PS 107 have built scooters from scratch and designed devices to capture and harness the scooters' energy when they are ridden. Come to our presentation and we will share our designs with you.
No Styro-Giant back-pack and pole puppets made from thousands of used (and washed) plastic foam school lunch trays, turning the topic of garbage into a sexy sustainability topic.