Maker Conference Tokyo 2012

I spoke at the Maker Conference in June in Tokyo   .

Hack scout badge earned by 10 yr old

Dave Saunders (@encomstron)4/26/12 6:50 PMMy 10yr old’s #Arduino diorama she did for school while also earning another “Hack Scout” badge we got from @adafruit Sent from my iPhone

Project Make pedal-powered entry in Apple Blossom Parade

Analy teacher Casey Shea organized the participation of the Project Make class in Saturday’s Apple Blossom Parade in Sebastopol, CA. The students built the PVC vehicles and the float features a pedal-powered blender.

“Everything around you that you call life was made up by people who were no smarter than you.”

> This quote was on a classroom bulletin board at West Sacramento Prep that I visited yesterday. Who said this? > > > > > Steve Jobs. I think this quote is a… Continue reading

The Factories Where Arduino is Made

With Massimo Banzi and Davida, I had a tour of each place where the Arduino is made in northern Italy, near where the Olivetti computer company once flourished. We started at the factory… Continue reading

Massimo Banzi on stage at World Wide Rome – The Makers Edition

#makers12 Sent from my iPhone

Maker Faire Bay Area Town Hall Mtg at The Crucible

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Startup weekend at TechShop SF Wraps Up

I stopped by TechShop tonight for the closing presentations of StartUp Weekend. In the photo, a crude prototype coffee roaster was demonstrated for a project called RoboCoffee. Congrats to all ten completed projects.… Continue reading

Make photo shoot in Occidental today

Backyard zipline project. @make Sent from my iPhone

Make@Mack at Oakland’s McClymonds High featured in SF Chronicle

via I was happy to see photos from our Make@Mack program in yesterday’s SF Chronicle feature about the West Oakland high school. Congratulations to the Mack team on the profile and to… Continue reading