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Here’s a great video showcasing the wonderful and amazing things that can be seen at a Maker Faire.
About Maker Faire:
Started in San Mateo, California in 2006, and now expanding to Detroit and New York, Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. Held annually in each of these locations, the event may expand elsewhere in the future. Maker Faire is supported by MAKE Magazine (makezine.com) and O’Reilly Media, the premier information source for leading-edge computer technologies. The company’s books, conferences and web sites bring to light the knowledge of technology innovators. Community-driven, independently produced Mini Maker Faires inspired by Maker Faire are now being produced around the United States, including the OC Mini Maker Faire.
About MAKE Magazine:
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. MAKE is published quarterly by Maker Media, the division of O’Reilly Media, Inc., that also produces the wildly popular Make: Online (www.makezine.com), CRAFT (www.craftzine.com), the Maker Shed online store for DIY kits, books, and more (www.makershed.com), and the world’s biggest DIY festival, Maker Faire (www.makerfaire.com)
About O’Reilly Media:
O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making and evangelism. “The Maker movement has brought the pre-1970s world of basement workshops and amateur tinkering into the digital age.” — The New York Times