Category: Maker Faire

The Power Racing Series At Maker Faire Detroit

The Power Racing Series At Maker Faire Detroit

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

Adults, souped up power wheels and a race track. That’s pretty much all you need to know. Teams from various states across the Midwest compete for individual city and overall standings in the series. There are drag races, time trials, lap heats and endurance races as well. Here are some of the best photos of […]

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Images From Maker Faire Day 1

Images From Maker Faire Day 1

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

We had a great day at maker Faire Detroit today. There was so much going on it was hard to stop and grab information for longer posts. I am going to share some images and short descriptions for some of my favorite things of the day.

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Denso, The Company Who Created The QR Code Takes it To The Next Level [Maker Faire]

Denso, The Company Who Created The QR Code Takes it To The Next Level [Maker Faire]

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

QR codes as you know them are pretty much for relaying a small bit of data to whatever device you scan them with. Denso is the company that started QR codes. I had a brief conversation with Kevin Bradshaw, the ADC Business Development & Sales manager for the US. He was happy to take some […]

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Live at Maker Faire Detroit!

Live at Maker Faire Detroit!

| July 27, 2013 | Reply

We are on site and enjoying all there is to offer at Maker Faire Detroit. So far we have checked out some power wheels racing, robot wars, rockets launching and I even got my own personalized QR code with my face embedded. Right now, a small bit of rain is passing through so I figured […]

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We Will Be Covering Maker Faire Detroit Live!

We Will Be Covering Maker Faire Detroit Live!

| July 25, 2013 | Reply

Just as we have the previous two years, Gizmoninja will be on campus for Make Faire Detroit Saturday and Sunday. If you don’t know what Mker Faire is, the website describes the event as ”¬†an award winning, family friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more”. What you will see […]

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Meet Your Maker: Power Wheels Racing Series

Meet Your Maker: Power Wheels Racing Series

| July 30, 2012 | Reply

What happens when you take children’s power wheels, hackers and a lot of added power? You get high speed and highly competitive racing on machines that are a blast to watch. At Maker Faire Detroit I took in the different competitions from this series and had a lot of fun doing so. More or less […]

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Meet Your Maker: Mind Flame

Meet Your Maker: Mind Flame

| July 30, 2012 | Reply

At Maker Detroit there are tons of things to see and do. One of the more interesting/techy type things is the Mind Flame. Here’s how it works: Two people put some EEG headsets on which will read electronic impulses from their brains. From there when your concentration reaches a certain point, the flamethrower will fire. […]

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Maker Faire Detroit: Fun Things To Make For Kids

Maker Faire Detroit: Fun Things To Make For Kids

| July 28, 2012 | Reply

Maker Faire is very kid friendly. There are tons of things for kids to do, and I am just going to show off a couple real quick. First, you can make your own high bouncy balls! You pick the colors and such and then some helpful people will heat up the pieces you chose and […]

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