World Maker Faire New York 2013

September 21 - 22, 2013


At Maker Faire New York, the DIY movement pushes into the mainstream

Somewhere between the rocket-building how-to station and the Diet Coke and Mentos stage, a little girl was overheard saying, "Daddy, daddy, what should I make now?" more ››

The Verge
The Coolest Projects at the World Maker Faire

Perhaps more importantly in our consumption-based society, I was happy to see tens of thousands of people truly enthusiastic about the idea of actually making things. more ››

Forward Thinking Blog at PC Magazine
Intel's futurist introduces open source, 3D printed robot at Maker Faire

The 21st Century robot project plans to introduce an easy to build, completely open source, human-like robot that can be built created from a kit and a home 3D printer, then stand back and see what a group of highly motivated makers do with it. more ››

Maker Faire to return to New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

"It's empowering to be able to make something you would normally have to buy at a store." more ››

NY Daily News
NASA Asking 'Makers' to Help Combat Asteroid Threat

NASA will attend World Maker Faire this year with the goal of convincing the global community of inventors and tinkerers to help discover, track and deflect asteroids that could put Earth in peril. more ››
'Maker' Ideas Wanted for First 3D Printer In Space

The International Space Station is getting a 3D printer in 2014, and Made in Space is aiming to change the way space agencies think about how they transport goods to the orbiting outpost. more ››
New iOS7 Version of Free 'Micro Guide' App How.Do Launches at World Maker Faire This Weekend

The How.Do app teams shows off its Micro Guides and hits a sweet spot in the maker/fixer/lifehacking movement. more ››


Mythbusters' Adam Savage: 'Work Hard, Work Smart'

About this conference

Have you ever wanted to build your own robot? Or learn how to knit? Do you enjoy wiring complex circuits or cooking with homegrown produce? In your spare time, do you design furniture with LEGO bricks or play music on your homemade ukulele? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then welcome to World Maker Faire, where it's cool to be smart!

About Maker Faire

A family fun faire to MAKE, create, learn, invent, CRAFT, recycle, act up, think, play & be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.

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