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Maker Faire Returns to NYC
6th Annual Event
Ken Moliver , Editor | Aug 25, 2015
Title: Editor
Topic category: Makerspace Community
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6th annual World Maker Faire New York

Where:

New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th Street

Queens, NY 11368

When:

Saturday, September 26, 2015—10am - 6pm

Sunday, September 27, 2015—10am - 6pm

Organizer Make: Magazine and Maker Media explain the movement and what a Maker Faire is...

“We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth. Maker Faire is part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new! As a celebration of the Maker Movement, it’s a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings. Attendees flock to Maker Faire to glimpse the future and find the inspiration to become Makers themselves.

Make: is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. Make: unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. Make: celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.

As the movement has gathered increasing momentum, makers have created their own market ecosystem, developing new products and services. The combination of ingenious makers and innovative technologies such as the Arduino microcontroller and personal 3D printing are driving innovation in manufacturing, engineering, industrial design, hardware technology and education. Over the years, the MAKE division has become synonymous with the Maker Movement and is the recognized leader of this growing community of makers.

Many makers are hobbyists, enthusiasts or students (amateurs!)–but they are also a wellspring of innovation, creating new products and producing value in the community. Some makers do become entrepreneurs and start companies.

This is grassroots innovation that we can foster in every community. It’s being called the Maker Movement, and MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire are very proud of having been (and continuing to be) a nurturing ground for this growing community of creative and curious people.”

You know you want to go so purchase your tickets in advance and save money.

SOURCE:
Make: Magazine and Maker Media
Tags: Maker Faire, Maker Media, DIY technology, Maker Movement
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