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Tens of thousands of people descended on the San Mateo County Fairgrounds on Saturday for the eighth annual Maker Faire, the enormously popular Do-It-Yourself festival that features everything from bicycle-powered sculptures to Tesla coils to stilt walkers.
There were girls flying paper airplanes in the hallways, sending marbles down roller-coaster tracks they built and controlling a humongous robot while having fun all day Saturday.
It all began in August 2001, when I decided to participate in one of the great annual migrations known to man: alongside millions of fellow eighteen-year-old Americans, I had graduated from high school and was going to college.
In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
This flying robot seems pretty creepy. Not only can it fly around, it can attach itself to walls like some sort of flying lizard.
Via FreeIO.org comes news of a new open hardware robot: the official Arduino Robot .
Do you ever wonder why geese always fly together in a V-shape? We're not asking about the fact that it makes the work load much less for all but the lead goose.
From the explosion in popularity of language learning apps like Mindsnacks to the media furor about the rise of massive open online courses , companies are being built around the idea that technology can radically reshape our relationship with education.
Chatham High School 's robotics team recently took second place in the Panasonic Robotic Competition at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
The plucky little Mars rover Opportunity has proven itself to be the Marco Polo of space.
Since 2006, San Francisco Bay Area maker movement aficionados have been making an annual pilgrimage to the San Mateo Event Center , to attend the Maker Faire .