The Aragon Robotics Team will be showcasing their 2014 FRC competition robot, built in just six weeks. In addition, their FTC robot will drive and demonstrate its ability to pick up 2'' by 2'' blocks.
Virtual Reality is the next big thing in interactive technology! Come visit the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Meetup group and get hands on experience with VR as it is today, and find out where it's going!
Alexandra Jordan (9 years old) and her dad Richard Jordan will talk through the inexpensive setup for teaching kids to code:
Raspberry Pin- Software tools (including vim, ruby)n- $10 keyboard and mousen- household TV / old monitornnA few rigs like this and you can make a difference in your local community. Take home our lesson plan:
how computers workn- basic unix commandsn- simple text editorn- scripting in rubyn- testing coden- programming for the webnn...all while learning good habits of Pair Programming & Test Driven Development. We will set up a website for Maker Faire with lesson plan & code samples for download.
We have developed a physics-based online virtual world and creator kits that allow anyone to build, share and play high-end social places and games. We have creator stations and a game chair for you to use.
I am a Pop-Tech Artist who upstores iconic Philco Predicta TVs into functional Predicta PCs and creates episodic experience installations with simultaneous popular TV/film on multiple Predicta PCs.
Presidents, Prime Ministers, Silicon Valley billionaires, and members of the maker community are calling for children to "code.," but what does that mean? Web sites and non-profit organizations have been created based on the assumption that self-selecting kids will teach themselves. Such an approach leaves too much to chance and assures inequitable opportunity. A presenter with 30+ years of experience will explore the how, what, and why of teaching computer science to children in a developmentally appropriate fashion so they learn a lot more than just how to code. Pedagogical strategies will be shared.
We are a group of three Jocelyn, Hector, and Erandy with a passion for engineering. We are building a miniature city using LED lights, wood, and other materials. We will program the LED lights so they can be the center of at
A eulogy for the control panel and sacred obelisk to the god of networks, The Master Control Station and Server Monolith allow the worship of technology. Exert total control over powerful systems and feel the awesomeness.
The SND is an intuitive and tactile interface for controlling a generative music system. User's manipulate the topography of the sand as well as colored objects within a sandbox to create an immersive musical experience.
BRAIGO u2013 a Braille Printer using Lego Mindstorms EV3. Developed by Shubham Banerjee, a 12 year old 7th Grader from Santa Clara, CA reduces the cost of a Braille Printer from more than $2000 to $350. Will be made open source.