Maker Faire is an annual festival to make, create, learn, invent, craft, hack, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired. Maker Faires are multi-generational gatherings sweeping across the country and around the world. And now coming to Denver!
Denver Mini Maker Faire will launch here in Colorado, May 3rd & 4th, 2014, at the National Western Complex. Join us and an expected 10-15,000 attendees and Makers and prepare to be amazed, engaged and inspired by Colorado’s creativity.
Buy your tickets here!
We Are Makers tells the story of the Maker Movement.
It’s the story not of tools but of people. A publisher. An entrepreneur. A design professor. A middle school teacher. Two museum educators. And a creative director.
Each provides an important viewpoint on why new technologies and communities of making are bringing us back to something deeply human.
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Directed by Nathan Driskell & Mathew Bardwell
Original Music by Elvis Sanchez
Produced by Kyle Dickson
Associate Producer James Langford
By John Hagel and John Seely Brown
February 18, 2014
Makers build and create a growing array of things — everything from robots and drones to shoes and jewelry. Think of them as the next generation of the Do It Yourself crowd.
FORTUNE – When Dale Dougherty first published Make Magazine in 2006, he didn’t suspect that he would catalyze backyard tinkerers and hobbyists into a worldwide movement. Make Magazine and Maker Faire, Maker Media’s two largest endeavors, have spawned Maker Spaces — places where people gather to tinker and build — around the globe; Maker Shed, a marketplace for kits and equipment; and the non-profit Maker Education Initiative. Continue reading
By Shannan Younger
Sylvia Todd is a scientist, inventor, maker and host of her own online show, “Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show.” She’s also a tween face of the Maker Movement. Also, she makes me feel like a slacker. Continue reading