On a sunny weekend in San Mateo, Makers from all over the country set up booths and displays, proudly displaying their creations to the public and to fellow Makers. The event was for adults and children alike, and workshops and booths for young Makers were dotted around the venue. Continue reading “Maker Faire Bay Area 2017 in San Mateo”
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The robots at the San Mateo Maker Faire were one of our favorite things to see. R2-D2 and a Dalek roamed their respective areas, which was a sight to behold.
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Everyone likes robots. Menacing robots, like Daleks, lovable robots, like R2, and even tiny remote-controlled robots (like Intel’s Spiderbot) are robots that we wouldn’t mind hanging out with. Well, maybe not the Dalek. Maker Faire gave attendees the chance to just that. Continue reading “Robots at Maker Faire”
Raspberry Pi had a great booth at Maker Faire! It is the most popular tiny computer across the world, having sold over five million pieces since February 2015. Their credit-card sized computers come in three different sizes and models and two different types of cameras and modules.
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One of the most innovative booths we stopped by was littleBits’ booth. They had some boards at the Arduino table and had their own very popular booth. littleBits has created fool-proof electronics that runs on Arduino. The bits are color-coded, keyed, and magnetized, allowing users to build basic circuits using LEDs and sound.
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