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Maker Faire 2007!

Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Midi Controller that looks cool – LivePAd

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qp6qD4mvfTw

Here’s Midi Controller “LivePAd” by Craig Dorety who is a musician, inventor, and a very smart (mechanical) engineer! He built this as his college project. (By the way, he went to UC Davis, where I went too!) Anyway, if you want to contact him to build you one of these or start a business with him, you can contact him at cdorety at gmail.com.

Custom-built from space-age plastics and psychedelic circuitry, this MIDI computer music controller for the 21st century allows the complete, dynamic

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Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Thanks for watching!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mp01rIiPPZg

Here’s a hilarious “Thanks for watching Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage from Garrett. Jed’s ALAVs and Hubberbots were right next to our booth so he suggested we help him deflate his cool balloons while trying to pack everything and leave the faire.  Great job Garrett! 🙂

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Maker Faire – Flying Saucer Oven

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iFppXL0Ov8

Here’s a simple flying saucer oven that uses a single light bulb yet heats up to 425 degrees fahrenheit!

They won the Dorkbake competition. This is really simple but great idea!

Eric and Jodi Kurland Eric is an award-winning filmmaker and digital artist whose films have played in festivals around the world. Jodi is a physical therapist and self-published photographer and author known to dabble in crafts.

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Having too much fun at Maker Faire video

I was having too much fun at the Maker Faire just checkin’ out everything. (While Garrett was at our workshop table booth) Anyway, here’s a fun little clip while I was having too much fun running around.

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H39WRqiyo4o

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Zedomax Maker Faire Showcase – USB HID Portal

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hih4Gy2syuY

Here’s video from yesterday before it got crowded. Today, it’s pretty crowded as you can tell on the live webcam.

Cool.

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BRAIN FREEZE at Maker Faire – Hey we are at Maker Faire with Phillip Torrone!

Yes, Phil was going around at the end of the show yesterday so we persuaded him to take a picture with us. This week is amazing. My brain is about to expload from having the opportunity to see so much cool stuff.

Also check out photos and videos from Make Faire at Make Blog!

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Maker Faire Live Blogging – ALAVs by Jed Berk!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF_HRLe6ga8

Check out these Cool ALAVs (Autonomous Light Vessels) by Jed Berk! Tight! It uses Sun Microsystems SunSpot microcontroller, which can be programmed in Java. I like this idea since there’s a lot of Java embedded processors out there but this ones from the creators. Jed tells me that all the pieces were 3D designed on the computer and laser-cut, kinda cool~ 🙂

Jed says,

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Live Blogging Maker Faire – Balancing Bot spotted!

Live Blogging Maker Faire - Balancing Bot spotted!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgmw6yuo5YA

Wow, there’s so much cool stuff here at Maker Faire such as this cool balancing bot. It’s so big and there’s so much stuff, I don’t think you can see everything in one day. Phew…

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Live Blogging – Zedomax Booth at Maker Faire

Hey we are live at the Maker Faire, blogging live! See our automated camera that follows people? Well, it’s a $160 Logitech camera we got in a hurry at Best Buy last night just before the store closed. Glad we got it working although the internet here sucks sometimes. Anyway, our booth is really popular! 🙂

Garrett is doing a great job with the crowd while I am hiding in the back. (Why am I hiding? Blogging of course!)

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