MAKE Newsletter for June 5, 2007

2007 Bay Area Maker Faire Recap: Photos, Videos, and News

Maker Faire has come and gone; it was fantastic and we're back in the saddle. A HUGE thank you to everyone involved with Bay Area Maker Faire: attendees, makers, exhibitors, sponsors, volunteers, and crew ... it was AMAZING! Over 400 Makers and 45,000 attendees! Be sure to check out photos on Flickr, and scope our Maker Faire posts for all the action! Next up, Maker Faire Austin: October 20 & 21, 2007 at the Travis County Fairgrounds!

Here are some selected posts, videos, news, and more from the event for you to enjoy!


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From the MAKE Blog

Maker Faire: Slideshow

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The photos are still rolling in. Here's a slideshow of the 2007 Maker Faire (along with a few from 2006) - over 25,835 photos! Link.

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Maker Faire videos!

Make 638 Rocketboom posted up a *ton* of videos from Maker Faire, check them out! (Videos by Andrew Baron for Rocketboom and Sarah Meyers for Gizmodo)... Link.

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Maker Faire: News Around the Web

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We want to thank everyone who came out to Maker Faire--we're exhausted! Posts will be a little light while we recoup!
  • New York Times: Worlds Delightfully Collide at Maker Faire - Link.
  • GeekDad's Maker Faire booth - Link.
  • Extreme Nano. Nose-Picking Machines and More at Maker Faire - Link.
  • Wired - GeekDad. Maker Faire: Make Play Day - Link.
  • Wired - Cuteness Rules at the Maker Faire with Crafters Lauren Smash and Martin Hsu - Link.
  • Cult of Mac. Macs Used for Roomba Hacks at Maker Faire 2007 - Link.
  • CNET - Imagination Becomes Reality at Maker Faire - Link.

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Maker Faire Photos

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Hi Makers! Thanks to everyone who came out to the Maker Faire and helped make it a success! We had so much fun meeting everyone. We'll have plenty of recaps for you on the MAKE blog once we get all our photos up and have sufficiently recovered from our aching feet. If you missed it, we'll be doing another Maker Faire this October 20-21 in Austin so we hope to meet you there!

Check out our blogger team photos here:

All photos tagged makerfaire and makerfairebayarea2007.

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Maker Faire Video Report

There is way too much stuff to document here to give an accurate video of the awesomeness that is Maker Faire, but here's a little video smattering to give you just a hint of what it's like to be at maker faire. Listen carefully for the person yelling "doppler effect" while offering the experience of the doppler effect! Video - Link Maker Faire - Link Missing it? Put the Austin Maker Faire on your calendar! October 20th and 21st, 2007 - Link

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