Makers: Are you ready for your close-up? Maker Faire Comes to Los Angeles.

..we invite those who want to make a presentation and those who have built unique things using science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. The San Fernando Valley Mini Maker Faire is not a science fair competition or art show. It’s a fun, hands-on, family-friendly event where over 100 makers will share their creations, and attendees can get inspired to make their own… … More Makers: Are you ready for your close-up? Maker Faire Comes to Los Angeles.

Makerspace/Hackerspace Books from The Los Angeles Public Library

I am a frequent user of our excellent library system here in Los Angles — usually visiting our local branch about once a week to pick up and return books I have requested. I am also a big user of their eBook loans which download right to my iPhone, Kindle or computer. It is a … More Makerspace/Hackerspace Books from The Los Angeles Public Library

Arduino Trinket – Ocean-roaming data buoy | Hackaday via hackaday.com

An amazing free-roaming, ocean buy with tracking information. Is this something your STEAM group could put together — together? — Douglas Put a message in a bottle and toss it in the ocean, and if you’re very lucky, years later you might get a response. Drop a floating Arduino-fied buoy into the ocean and if … More Arduino Trinket – Ocean-roaming data buoy | Hackaday via hackaday.com

Riverside Public Library goes high-tech with MakerSpace – Press Enterprise via Press Enterprise

The Riverside Public Library offers budding inventors and engineers the opportunity to explore new technology using equipment that may not otherwise be available to them. While the written word remains the core of library services, the downtown Riverside Public Library offers more than just books. “You don’t get shushed in the library anymore,” said Tonya … More Riverside Public Library goes high-tech with MakerSpace – Press Enterprise via Press Enterprise

Handiwork thrives at Port City Makerspace via seacoastonline.com

PORTSMOUTH — For some people, being handy around the house means writing checks to pay the plumber, mechanic or woodworker. Their idea of a toolbox is the hammer, monkey wrench and two screwdrivers in the kitchen junk drawer along with assorted coffee filters, rubber bands, tape, ribbon and God knows what else. Others are more … More Handiwork thrives at Port City Makerspace via seacoastonline.com