A hackerspace of ideas for the ''free encyclopedia anyone can edit'', with skill share for Wikipedia and free knowledge, edit-a-thon for undercovered topics, and multimedia corner for photos, video and audio by participants.
Have We Got A Mystery for You! Our mysteries challenge your science and math knowledge. Do you know 101 things about science and math? We do! Test your knowledge against our children's science and math authors.
SciFi thriller writer Daniel Suarez (Daemon, Freedom TM) takes the maker movement to its edges. DIY tech like 3D printing and drones become main characters, and the power of the maker is cast in alternately utopian and dystopian light. Join publisher Tim O'Reilly in probing for Suarez's more recent insights into the near (and present) future.
Chris Nicholson, a former New York Times reporter and and head of communications at Celery, explains how entrepreneurs, inventors and online merchants can create strong, mutually beneficial relationships with reporters, and tell effective stories.
Celery helps thousands of small, early-stage companies take pre-orders, and we've learned that after crowdfunding, the difference between success and failure is PR and marketing.
Tim Ferriss takes an analytical, data centric approach to everything. Dancing, learning languages, finding love, cooking, working out. He's a master of efficiency, and making his own way. Interviewed by MAKE founding editor Mark Frauenfelder.
I will talk about the best of 1,500 tools for do-it-yourselvers, showing off a few of them in person, and also talk about how I successfully self-published this best seller and the tools I used for that. The point of this book is that you don't need to buy a lot of stuff. It is more important just to know these tools exist and that you can use them yourself.
St.Clair Aeronauts Offer Old Timey Letter Writing Write a fancy steampunk style letter with pen and ink and make and decorate an envelope to put it in! Take home a memory of Maker Fair 2014 or even mail it to Grandma!
For years, paper and ink were only cheap and easy technologies that everyday people had to record our ideas, muse over them, and show them to others. But now we have a flurry of new modes to capture and share ideas: Video, photography, data, and 3D design and printing. What new types of expression and creativity are possible as we develop these "new literacies"? How do they change the way we think -- and what we think about? This talk will explore the fascinating implications of these new styles.