crowds of makers

Maker Faire, San Mateo – [Link] – and see the 2011 Economist article – [Link] 50,00 people and moreĀ  attending the latest gathering of geeks, amateur designers, hobbyists, hackers, aspiring inventors, tinkerers, incipient entrepreneurs, electronics experimenters, steampunk enthusiasts, new-age techno-dreamers. Giraffe robots, poetry on a Remington, Arduino contollers, ship models, Makerbot contraptions, customized jeans, zombie…