Thank you for your interest in Maker Faire and the Maker Movement. Here you can browse some of the most recent media coverage on our Faires and our amazing community.

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Recent Coverage

  • techcrunch.com, March 16, 2016, What’s Driving the Maker Movement?
  • forbes.com, March 4, 2016, Toys to Watch in 2016
  • edsurge.com, December 7, 2015, Are Hardware Toys the Future of Kids’ Coding?
  • forbes.com, November 6, 2015, Why Geeks, Gamers And Makers Make The Best Customers
  • slate.com, October 19, 2015, Welcome to the World of Professional Drone Racing
  • huffingtonpost.com, October 16, 2015, Family Time Becomes Maker Time
  • smallbizdaily.com, October 6, 2015, Makers Busy Making Cool and Creative Products
  • eejournal.com, October 1, 2015, The 5 Best Things from World Maker Faire 2015: From “Hello World” to Saving the World
  • qz.com, October 1, 2015, Adults are racing souped-up Power Wheels toys, and it might become the next great American sport
  • techtimes.com, September 30, 2015, Drones Collide in Mid-Air for the Aerial Sports League’s Quadcopter Game of Drones Combat
  • forbes.com, September 30, 2015, 5 Cool Picks in Tech From Maker Faire 2015
  • observer.com, September 28, 2015, Drone Crashes Abound Over Super Hard Racing Course at World Maker Faire
  • huffingtonpost.com, September 28, 2015, World Maker Faire—NYC
  • techtimes.com, September 28, 2015, A Helping Hand: E-NABLE Organization Builds 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands For Kids
  • nytimes.com, September 28, 2015, Women in the World: 15 Remarkable Moments from Maker Faire NYC
  • adweek.com, September 28, 2015, Netflix Made a Button That Dims the Lights, Silences Your Phone, Orders Food and Turns on Netflix Want this marvelous creation? There’s a catch.
  • usatoday.com, September 28, 2015, You can make your own ‘Netflix and chill’ button
  • fortune.com, September 28, 2015, This is basically a ‘Netflix and Chill’ button
  • twit.tv, September 27, 2015, TWiT TV Weekend Coverage from World Maker Faire New York
  • wsj.com, September 27, 2015, Maker Faire Kindles a Spirit of Invention—Annual event draws a crowd to the New York Hall of Science in Queens
  • core77.com, September 25, 2015, 3 Projects to See at the 2015 World Maker Faire
  • smithsonianmag.com, June 12, 2015, What is a Maker Faire, Exactly?
  • Popular Science, May 22, 2015, Video: Maker Faire Bay Area 2015
  • architecturaldigest.com, May 21, 2015, Here’s Your Chance to Work with NASA
  • recode.net, May 21, 2015, Makers Movement Drives the Future
  • gizmodo.com, May 20, 2015, The Most Amazing Things We Saw at Bay Area Maker Faire Last Weekend
  • time.com, May 18, 2015, How Maker Faires Are Inspiring Young ‘Makers’ All Over the World
  • ieee.org, May 18, 2015, The Best of Maker Faire Bay Area 2015
  • recode.net, May 17, 2015, Maker Faire Shows Off the Human Forklift
  • arstechnica.com, May 17, 2015, Titanfall IRL: We saw some crazy-looking giant robots at Maker Faire 2015
  • recode.net, May 17, 2015, Part Disneyland, Part Burning Man: Maker Faire Turns 10 Years Old (Q&A)
  • sunset.com, May 16, 2015, Weekend Preview of Maker Faire Bay Area
  • Not Impossible Now, May 16, 2015, Brainchairs, Solar BBQs @Maker Faire Preview Day! (A Gallery)
  • brit.co, May 16, 2015, The Coolest, Weirdest, Wackiest Things at Maker Faire 2015
  • usatoday.com, May 15, 2015, Strategies: Can you make it as a maker?
  • houzz.com, May 14, 2015, Maker Faire: Pancake Printers, an Electric Giraffe and So Much More
  • San Jose Mercury News, May 14, 2015, Maker Faire 2015: Ultimate DIY Project
  • forbes.com, May 7, 2015, Last Minute Gift Ideas for Moms Who Make It Happen
  • wired.com, February 16, 2015, How to Think Like a Maker: Values Your Company Should be Adopting
  • theguardian.com, February 6, 2015,  Meet Robots Giving Hospitalised Children Superpowers
  • Machine Design, September 25, 2014, 3D Printing Reshapes Engineering’s Future—A Look Inside the Maker Movement
  • Huffington Post, September 24, 2014, The Maker Faire New York
  • Fox News, September 24, 2014, 5 Cool DIY Tech Trends from World Maker Faire
  • yahoo.com, September 23, 2014, Report from Maker Faire: You, Too, Can Be a Maker
  • DIY Network, September 23, 2014, Five Things I Learned About Makers at World Maker Faire
  • PC Magazine UK, September 23, 2014 Fourteen Mind-Boggling Creations at Maker Faire New York
  • Flavorwire, September 23, 2014, Where DIY Music Meets Tech Culture Searching for Future Sounds at World Maker Faire
  • tested.com, September 23, 2014, Bits to Atoms: World Maker Faire 2014 Recap
  • Electronic Design, September 23, 2014, Scenes from Maker Faire 2014: The Latest in Gaming, IoT, and More
  • Embedded Computing Design, September 22, 2014, Maker Faire NYC Brings Out the Kid in Everyone
  • Digital Journal, September 22, 2014, DIY Electronics Learning System Crushes Kickstarter Goal, Wows at NY Maker Faire
  • Live Science, September 22, 2014, Four Humanitarian Drone Uses
  • Robot Magazine, September 22, 2014, Seen at World Maker Faire 2014—Maker Jeffrey Moore
  • Before It’s News, September 22, 2014, World Maker Faire NYC 2014—A Visual Journal
  • TechRadar, September 22, 2014, The Best of Maker Faire NYC 2014
  • CBS News, September 20, 2014, High School Whiz Kid Makes Impression at NYC Tech Fair
  • nytimes.com, August 4, 2014, Reinventing the World’s Fair, or Not
  • newegg.com, May 30, 2014, How Maker Faire Restored My Faith in Humanity
  • techradar.com, May 21, 2014, The Best of Maker Faire 2014
  • nytimes.com/Parent-Teacher Conference Blog, May 21, 2014, A Big Pile of Fantastic Ideas to Get Kids Outside Making and Doing This Summer
  • nerdstalker.com, May 20, 2014, Interview with 3D Story Maker Carla Diana
  • forbes.com, May 20, 2014, 5 Things To Love About The Maker Faire
  • time.com, May 19, 2014, Why the  Maker Movement is Important to America’s Future
  • abcnews.go.com, May 19, 2014, Move Over Mom. Behold the Pancake-Making Robot
  • 3dprint.com, May 17, 2014, PancakeBot, Pancake Printer Debuts at Maker Faire
  • mercurynews.com, May 17, 2014, Makers Faire 2014: Goofy, clever and irreverent event draws tens of thousands
  • smdailyjournal.com, May 17, 2014, San Mateo’s Annual Maker Faire This Weekend
  • KRON 4 TV, May 16, 2014, Maker Faire in San Mateo Big on Inventions and Creativity
  • nbcbayarea.com, May 16, 2014, 9th Annual Maker Faire Hits San Mateo, Includes An Electric Giraffe
  • reuters.com, May 6, 2014, Do-it-yourselfers inspire hardware renaissance in Silicon Valley
  • pressdemocrat.com, March 28, 2014, Maker class gives Petaluma schoolchildren a hands-on education

Recent Press Releases

Maker Week in San Mateo!

Check out all that happened to celebrate Maker Week in San Mateo, May 12-18, 2014.

Drone’s Eye View of Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

Our friends at 3D Robotics shot this incredible footage at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014 using their IRIS autonomous aerial vehicle. Check out the final video created with help from the MAKE magazine editorial team. It captures all of the weekend’s highlights and moments made extra special thanks to the unique perspective.

AerialView

Detailed Lists of Faire Coverage from Past Events