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Category: Day of Making

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A Nation of Makers: Our Photos from National Maker Faire

The first annual National Maker Faire was a unique, yet comfortingly familiar, event hosted at the University of the District of Columbia in our nation’s capital. Yes, there were the ever-popular 3D printing projects, robots galore, arts, crafts, and…

Dale Dougherty Tours National Maker Faire, Talks to Almost Everyone!

The first National Maker Faire was this past Friday and Saturday in the nation’s capital on the University of the District of Columbia campus. While Dale Dougherty didn’t exactly talk to all the thousands of attendees expected to be in atte…

What Will You Create for the National Day of Making?

Last year, President Barack Obama announced June 18 to be the official National Day of Making. This announcement confirmed what we at Make: all felt: We are a Nation of Makers! We challenge you to celebrate today by making something. Make anything! S…

Rethinking Prosthetics for Female Veterans

The National Week of Making has been going strong these last few days and there has been a lot to see. Maker Media founder and Executive Chairman Dale Dougherty has been talking to Makers from all over the country and he recently had the opportunity t…

What Do Coding Apps, Duct Tape Wallets, and iPad ‘Bots Have in Common?

While the answer to that question may not immediately be apparent, in and of themselves they’re each like nuggets of inspiration for various types of Makers. And they’re all on view in the Capital One booth at the first annual National Make…

Take a Quick Tour of Projects at National Maker Faire

We’re having a lot of fun today at National Maker Faire on the University of the Distric of Columbia campus. If you’re anywhere nearby you should swing by and check out the projects by 125 makers on display. Click here to view the location …

Learning Physics with Hot Wheels at National Maker Faire

The Hot Wheels booth at the National Maker Faire is action-packed with car building, car coloring, and car racing. Bringing a full compliment of wheeled racers and stunt tracks, the Hot Wheels team has captured the excitement and fun of the event for…

Catching up with OpenROV at National Maker Faire

OpenROV, with a mission to make affordable underwater robots for exploration and research, is a standout of the Maker Movement. In just three years since launching, they’ve become one of the largest manufacturers of underwater robotics, used on c…

GrowBox IoTs Your Plants From Seed to Fruit in One App Flat

After winning first place at the Intel-Cornell Cup last month, the GrowBox team have hit the road and are now exhibiting at the first annual National Maker Faire in Washington, D.C. Powered by the Intel Edison, custom PCBs, and a smartphone app, this s…

Boogie Board Demo New Products at National Maker Faire, Including Translucent Tracing E-Writer

The National Maker Faire is today and tomorrow in the nation’s capital on the University of the District of Columbia campus. Longtime Make: contributor Marc de Vinck stopped by the Boogie Board booth to view some new products they were demoing. T…