Clive Beale (Director of Educational Development) and Rachel Rayns (Creative Producer) from the Raspberry Pi Foundation will talk about how the Raspberry Pi is being used for digital creativity, how we are supporting this and our plans for the future. There will be a chance for Q & A.
Maker, a new documentary on the Maker Movement, is a feature length film that looks into the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the U.S. ''Maker'' was successfully funded on Kickstarter back in Nov, 2013.
Go behind-the-scenes of the upcoming Netflix documentary ''Print the Legend'' with a candid Q&A with the filmmakers. Find out how they worked with the Maker community (and even filmed at MakerFaire) to create a much buzzed-about documentary!
In the last few years there has been an avalanche of new technologies and information made available to people wanting to get started in electronics. With so many possibilities where is someone to start? We will cover what types of material are available and appropriate for different levels of beginners and how it is important to encouraging young people to start making.
As the Director of User Experience Research in Intel Labs, Bell leads a team of social scientists, interaction designers, human factors engineers and computer scientists. Bell will share how her and her team's approach has fundamentally altered the way Intel envisions and plans its products so that they are centered on people's needs rather than simply silicon capabilities.
Television personality Jimmy DiResta joins Makezine founding editor Mark Frauenfelder to discuss the practice of making, Jimmy's amazing videos, Mark's new title, ''Maker Dad,'' and more.
Powered by PepsiCo, BEVLAB at Maker Faire is a pop-up lab that mixes hands-on experimentation with moderated discussions, and a sampling station. It is designed to spark discussion around the future of beverages and give makers of all kinds a hands-on opportunity to experience the future of beverage creation.
Participants will experience the lab in groups starting with a short moderated discussion (BEVFORUM) around the future of beverages. After the discussion, the group will be randomly assigned to one of four experiments in which they will receive instruction and be allowed to make their own future beverage concept.
In an emerging trend, makers are beginning to collaborate with larger, very organized groups of professional makers (companies and universities). Autodesk's artist in residence program, Jordan Miller's Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute at Rice University, and the open source prosthetics e-NABLE community all demonstrate these new modes of collaboration. Transcending these organizational boundaries allows a pace of creativity and development fueled by maker methods and institutional resources.
The maker movement and open source practices allow people with absolutely zero knowledge to make, enabling them to help when before they were completely helpless.
We're in the midst of a revolution in family history. Thanks to the Internet and DNA, we can now make family trees with MILLIONS of people. This is the ultimate social network. My tree has 78 million people on it, including everyone from Abe Lincoln to Gwyneth Paltrow. With all these relatives, I will be holding the Global Family Reunion in June of 2015 right here at the NYSCI.
SITU Studio will present the process of designing, fabricating, and installing the new 10,000 sq ft permanent exhibition space at the New York Hall of Science. Split evenly between a studio and workshop space, SITU fully integrates design and making into its practice. Design Lab is a series of five activity areas designed to host an array of STEM and project-based learning activities. Conceived of as sites to foster and promote problem ideation, tinkering, testing, and displaying results - the architecture is intended to be integral to the types of critical discovery and making that is so crucial to the design process.
A panel discussion about emerging practices that give the people who live, work, and visit a place new ways to participate in making it more vibrant, active, inviting and enjoyable. This citizen-led civic prototyping uses a short-term, development cycle focusing on local solutions for local challenges and treats the built environment and municipal processes as open-source content to be hacked and remixed by community members.n
Pittsburgh Art Car is a ''most wanted'' themed demolition derby car that evolves in each city. Participants have mugshot taken & used to decorate the car while experiencing derby via a video. Artists live battle paint the car.
All of my art has centered around the theme of nature's interaction with mankind, bringing awareness to not only our relationship to ourselves and each other but also to our natural surrounding and our responsibility of making peace with the environment.