RainCloud is designed to replace garden hose timers with an IoT product to manage growing crops. Combining sensors, actuators and web-apps creates a user friendly, smart irrigation and crop management platform.
Presented by the author of the new book Sustainable Homebrewing, this workshop will focus on making choices for equipment and ingredients that are kind to the environment when setting up a home brewery. Also, the best techniques for brewing sustainably will be discussed as part of an overview of home brewing. A good summary of the key steps to making good beer will be included. Some hands on features can be included if the workshop is held at the location of the Sustainable Homebrewing Exhibit.
Henry M. Gunn High School InvenTeam students from Palo Alto, CA are inventing an affordable and sustainable solar egg incubator and water heater to combat malnutrition and enable economic opportunities in developing countries
We live fast changing lives, but why shouldn't we be able to invest in beautiful things? Syndicate Design makes 50-year furniture for the modern age. Visit us today to start creating the home that will move and grow with you!
Chill in the distributed manufacturing future, when we'll ship information and not stuff! See the first generations of digitally fabricated, open source furniture and houseware designs. Ready for download and local making.
Come learn the exciting process of mushroom cultivation & basic mycology. This 50 minute lecture will cover basic mushroom ecology & cultivation of oyster mushrooms, then come for hands on learning at our tent all weekend.rn
Lloyd Kahn, author of SHELTER, the classic 1973 book on hand made housing, will present a slide show of photos and stories from his new book TINY HOMES ON THE MOVE, about 20th century nomads— people whose homes are tiny and mobile, and either on wheels or in the water. There are:n* 8 vansn* 8 pickup-trucks-with-camper-shellsn* 9 housetrucksn* 7 house busesn* 23 trailersn* 15 sailboatsn* 8 houseboatsnnThese are people who, either permanently or temporarily, have chosen to build and inhabit homes that move
Lloyd Kahn is editor-in-chief at Shelter Publications, which has been producing books on owner-built homes for over 40 years.
Making beer at home can be the most eco-friendly beer money can buy. Learn the basics of brewing sustainably by conserving water and energy, using organic and locally grown ingredients, and re-using bottles and kegs.
Last fall MAKE and the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute kicked off a blog series exploring biology and what makers can learn from nature. This presentation will expand on that theme, highlighting the exciting synergies and opportunities that occur where the maker movement and biomimicry meet.
HOMEGROWN.org is a thriving, community-sourced skill library that celebrates the culture of agriculture through activities such as canning, gardening, and cooking. Got a skill to share? Want to learn? Join the conversation!
Humans are destroying the Earth and rushing evolution. The issue is really 'time', humans live for a short while and all want to maximize their potential, Nature is very slow. Using soilless farming and IoT technologies we will show how to create future farms that work around these issues
By modeling the earth and natures we will show how similar models can be recreated using modern technologies. Using linux, robotic technologies and aquaponics as an example we will create productive urban farms of the future that require almost no inputs from humans. n
This is my 1980 electric Comuta-Car nicknamed The Cheese Wedge. Built originally in Vanguard, Florida by Commuter Vehicles Inc. I rebuilt it in high school & have recently upgraded it for better commuting to Tesla Motors.
The original Upcycle Exchange in St. Louis, MO has been in business for 3 years now, and over 30 sister locations are in operation, or the in process of opening worldwide. We operate independently, with flexible business structures and branding, but under the same basic principles. 1.Our participatory pay-as-you-wish pricing and purchase credit system evolves within each individual store through community participation in value assessment. 2. We display materials in beautiful settings that spark creativity without overwhelming. 3. We only collect/sell art & craft supplies, vintage ephemera, and durable disposables for trending projects.