Kansas City, MO Maker Faire 2012

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Kansas City, MO Maker Faire 2012

Post by Gort » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:00 pm

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Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:00 pm

This is the promo video for next years maker faire.

We are working on the dates for next year but it should be the 3rd weekend of June in the same venue as this year, our Union Station.

Mech warfare will be back along with other types of robot competitions.


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This is the promo video for next years maker faire.

We are working on the dates for next year but it should be the 3rd weekend of June in the same venue as this year, our Union Station.

Mech warfare will be back along with other types of robot competitions.


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Post by Gort » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:49 am

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Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:49 am

Dates have now be set, so start planning now to come!

" It's been a great Maker Faire Summer! Stay tuned for info about next year! Dates are June 23-24! We've been working hard each week since June and won't stop until next June! Stay tuned to our website (www.makerfairekc.com) for exciting announcements! Watch this great highlight video and share it with everybody you know, our goal is to DOUBLE the event! We had a blast visiting with the Maker Faire staff in San Mateo, Detroit, and NY!"
Dates have now be set, so start planning now to come!

" It's been a great Maker Faire Summer! Stay tuned for info about next year! Dates are June 23-24! We've been working hard each week since June and won't stop until next June! Stay tuned to our website (www.makerfairekc.com) for exciting announcements! Watch this great highlight video and share it with everybody you know, our goal is to DOUBLE the event! We had a blast visiting with the Maker Faire staff in San Mateo, Detroit, and NY!"
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Post by Gort » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:45 pm

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Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:45 pm

Call for Makers for the Kansas City Maker Faire is about ready to start. Dates will be June 23rd and 24th! The robot area will be bigger this year with lots of room for robots and robot projects. We still have the Mechwarfare arena and kungfu arena from last year. We can also easily add a soccer field or area for sumo or line following with little problems. Send me an e-mail if you need more details or information or if you want to be on the robotic area mailing list.

If you want to participate in the Kansas city Maker faire you need to fill out and submit the call for Maker's form. This will make the job of our venue (Union Station) and their event planner easier. As soon as the call for makers is over they will start planning and organizing the event. Who goes where, who needs power, who needs more than just a table ( the mechwarfare arena is a good example!).
Call for Makers for the Kansas City Maker Faire is about ready to start. Dates will be June 23rd and 24th! The robot area will be bigger this year with lots of room for robots and robot projects. We still have the Mechwarfare arena and kungfu arena from last year. We can also easily add a soccer field or area for sumo or line following with little problems. Send me an e-mail if you need more details or information or if you want to be on the robotic area mailing list.

If you want to participate in the Kansas city Maker faire you need to fill out and submit the call for Maker's form. This will make the job of our venue (Union Station) and their event planner easier. As soon as the call for makers is over they will start planning and organizing the event. Who goes where, who needs power, who needs more than just a table ( the mechwarfare arena is a good example!).
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Post by Gort » Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:26 pm

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Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:26 pm

Call for Makers is now open for the Kansas City Maker Faire! Go to the website and hover over the Participant menu item then click on the Maker link below it.

http://www.makerfairekc.com/
Call for Makers is now open for the Kansas City Maker Faire! Go to the website and hover over the Participant menu item then click on the Maker link below it.

http://www.makerfairekc.com/
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Post by Gort » Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:02 pm

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new promo video by Time Warner:

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Post by Gort » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:13 pm

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Below is a photo set of me and tim setting up the mechwarfare arena at i-hobby. This is very close to the setup we will use at the Kansas City Maker Faire 2012.

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Below is a photo set of me and tim setting up the mechwarfare arena at i-hobby. This is very close to the setup we will use at the Kansas City Maker Faire 2012.

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Post by Gort » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:54 pm

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pocket factory visited Union Station, site of the up coming maker faire in June.

http://youtu.be/zFrSJb8w6pc

http://mike-ibioloid.blogspot.com/2012/ ... ation.html
pocket factory visited Union Station, site of the up coming maker faire in June.

http://youtu.be/zFrSJb8w6pc

http://mike-ibioloid.blogspot.com/2012/ ... ation.html
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Post by Gort » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:41 pm

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This a very cool video done by the Kauffman foundation on what is a maker and maker faire. The speaker is Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media.

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This a very cool video done by the Kauffman foundation on what is a maker and maker faire. The speaker is Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media.

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Post by Gort » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:21 pm

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The Kansas City Mech Warfare arena and buildings have now been in both Servo and Robot magazine! :D

http://www.flickr.com/photos/58085323@N ... 276140375/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/58085323@N ... 554836499/
The Kansas City Mech Warfare arena and buildings have now been in both Servo and Robot magazine! :D

http://www.flickr.com/photos/58085323@N ... 276140375/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/58085323@N ... 554836499/
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Post by Gort » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:23 pm

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Post by Gort » Fri May 11, 2012 6:39 pm

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We are about a month and a half out from the KC Maker Faire, I hope to see everyone there with their robots!

http://mike-ibioloid.blogspot.com/2012/ ... maker.html
We are about a month and a half out from the KC Maker Faire, I hope to see everyone there with their robots!

http://mike-ibioloid.blogspot.com/2012/ ... maker.html
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Post by Gort » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:13 pm

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Everything is ready for the robotic area at the Kansas City Maker Faire 2012.

We have a Humanoid Kungfu and demo arena.

A sumo bot and line following arena.

The Mechwarfare arena was been repainted and is ready too go. It looks great.

I will start posting pictures this Friday during setup. Only a little over 4 days until the event starts. I can not wait.
Everything is ready for the robotic area at the Kansas City Maker Faire 2012.

We have a Humanoid Kungfu and demo arena.

A sumo bot and line following arena.

The Mechwarfare arena was been repainted and is ready too go. It looks great.

I will start posting pictures this Friday during setup. Only a little over 4 days until the event starts. I can not wait.
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