Maker Faire Rome

Maker Faire comes to Rome for the first time this year in October. We are delighted to see one of our makers from this year faire showcasing in Maker Faire European edition. Robert Fitzsimons  will be showing his fun Giant Arduino Starter Kit . If any other Irish makers are showcasing do let us know.  
02 Aug 2013

Timelapse of the Dublin Mini Maker Faire

Do you want to remeber what the faire was like ? It’s very handly when one of our makers (Donn Morrison) has created time lapse Raspberry Pi  system (Timelapseberry Pi) to document the day.  Check out the video below.   Timelapse of the 2013 Dublin Mini Maker Faire from nnod on Vimeo.

We want your Feedback

Hello, what a day we had. The sun held out and not a drop of rain in sight. We want to keep the ideas spinning on how to make next year’s faire even better so we are looking for your feedback. We want to know what worked and what didn’t work. What did you love seeing and what are you tried … Continue reading →We want your Feedback
26 Jul 2013

Most Interesting Tent

We are creating a forum for makers so they can give ten minute talks or performances  celebrating making in all its forms. We call it the Most Interesting.   No tickets needed just drop by the tent and absorb inspiration.  Timetable below.   12:00:00 David McKeown/ Mick Donegan MIDI Irish Dancing Shoes 12:30:00 Joseph Roche A Rubbish Talk … Continue reading →Most Interesting Tent
26 Jul 2013

Meet the Maker – The VOICES Project

Solutions to problems both large and small often come from bringing together people and ideas. At its core, the VOICES project (Views, Opinions and Ideas of Citizens in Europe on Science) is about working with people to identify problems and potential solutions to an often overlooked but very real problem of “Urban Waste.” Over 70 … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – The VOICES Project

Meet the Maker – The Extraordinaires

How would you design a music player for a giant, what about a cooking utensil for a fairy… or a gift for an evil genius? The Creativity Hub was founded by husband and wife team Rory O’Connor and Anita Murphy to create games and tools to help people think in new ways. While Rory’s Story Cubes was … Continue reading →Meet the Maker – The Extraordinaires

Maker Badges

Our Makers are the core of our event. We like to treat them right. What better way than a nice laser-cut badge from Snow. If you want one you will have to be a maker at next year’s event or talk very nicely to a maker and they might let you hold it.    

Spike Badges – Sponsor in Kind

We love our sponsors. Without them we couldn’t keep the Faire open and free for all to attend. The way we like it. We also love when companies who believe in what we are trying to do and help us run the Faire by donating stuff. Step in Spike badges , they supplied us with a … Continue reading →Spike Badges – Sponsor in Kind

Meet The Maker: Dalriada Robotics

What happens when a group of kids come together ? They create robots that can take over the world ? Not quite but close enough. We delighted to add the robotics club from Dalriada Grammar School, Ballymoney.  The build a range of robots using different hardware from Raspberry Pi to  Lego NXT.  They will be showcasing a range of robots … Continue reading →Meet The Maker: Dalriada Robotics