Volunteers wanted!

Call for Volunteers!

Volunteers help make a Maker Faire! Around the globe, energetic teams of volunteers drive the magic that make Maker Faires so very amazing! Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire is no different – we need you!

Students' raised hands in class. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Mar 2015. http://quest.eb.com/#/search/154_2880039/1/154_2880039/cite

Students’ raised hands in class. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 4 Mar 2015.
http://quest.eb.com/#/search/154_2880039/1/154_2880039/cite

Apply tudou video link!

Tudou video Can be watched in China.

2015 Call for Makers Open NOW!

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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.

Makers sign up here.

 

Maker – A documentary on the Maker Movement by MURIS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/379201360/maker-a-documentary-on-the-maker-movement/widget/video.html

We are all Makers!

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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!

Disney Sponsors World Maker Faire New York 2013

https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/blog/disney-sponsors-world-maker-faire-new-york-2013

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.

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company

Maker Faire Celebrates Innovation and Tech in NYC This Weekend

http://www.livescience.com/47926-maker-faire-nyc-2014.html

Why the Maker Movement Is Important to America’s Future

Jennifer Chapman:

Still wanting to know why the maker movement is important? Read this article by Time.

Originally posted on TIME:

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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Do-it-yourselfers inspire hardware renaissance in Silicon Valley By Noel Randewich

Reuters news article

Be part of the renaissance -come to our next Mini Maker Faire May 2, 2015.

2014 Jinqiao Mini Maker Faire videos