Tudou video Can be watched in China.
Sign up now to be a part of the world largest Show and Tell, the Maker Faire. The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is now accepting Maker applications.
What do you make? What do you want to make? What are your dreams? The Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is gearing up to celebrate all the different kinds of makers we have in our community. Keep your eyes and ears open as we get ready!
What does Disney’s support represent for the World Maker Faire?
The Maker Movement impacts industry, innovation and education, and involves almost everyone. Disney’s support of World Maker Faire reinforces the importance of innovation and resourcefulness, and helps us bring the best of creativity to thousands of kids and families. Together we hope this showcase will inspire the next generation of young makers.
Still wanting to know why the maker movement is important? Read this article by Time.
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I grew up in the age of Tinker Toys and Erector Sets. Both were meant to inspire me to be a maker instead of a consumer.
My first real tool was a wood-burning engraver that had such a short chord it was almost impossible to use. When I started using it, I burned myself more than once and nearly started a fire at the house. How in the world they sold this to kids in those days is now a mystery to me.
I was in Silicon Valley in the late 1970s, and I started to get more interested in the Homebrew Computer Club and similar user groups where people could get together and talk about tech-related interests. This was how I first got interested in computers.
Along the way, the idea of creating technology got sidelined as I instead started to write about it, chronicling its history. This led…
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Be part of the renaissance -come to our next Mini Maker Faire May 2, 2015.
We are ready to capture the moment.
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If you find yourself wondering what exactly you’re going to do with your time this weekend, aside from making something, maybe you should consider a Maker Faire. There just happens to be 7 Maker Faire events going on worldwide this weekend! Spread from China to Belgium and across the United States, there’s surely one near by.
Lets start with the biggest one. The Maker Faire UK is happening this weekend in Newcastle England. Online ticket sales may have already ended, but you can still get in at the door!
Aside from that big event, there are 6 mini Maker Faires starting tomorrow, April 26th:
- Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire (Shanghai, China)
- Cape Cod Mini maker Faire (Cape Cod, MA)
- Frisco Mini Maker Faire (Frisco, TX)
- Leigh Valley Mini Maker Faire (Bethlehem, PA)
- Mechelen Mini Maker Faire (Belgium)
- Westport Mini Maker Faire ( Westport, CT)
Help Us See Them All
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