Who's Coming to Maker Faire NY?

#Who’s Coming to Maker Faire?
We’re super stoked about the 2015 World Maker Faire in NYC! The weekend is full of entertaining, educational, hands on content. Plus, it’s at the [New York Hall of Science][5]! Here’s the low down on what you can expect from littleBits for the weekend.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

  • When & Where

Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: [New York Hall of Science][1], Queens, NY
More Information: makerfaire.com
[Tickets][2]
Find our booth. We will be there with bells on! :slight_smile: :bell:

SATURDAY EVENING

MakerFaire Meetup at the new littleBits Store in NYC

  • Speakers:
    Bethany Koby, founder of Technology will Save Us
    Francis Bitonti, designer
  • When & Where
    Saturday, September 26, 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    littleBits Store, 355 West Broadway, New York, NY (map)

[Details & RSVP][3]

CHANGED TO SATURDAY

Ayah’s talk: Learning through Making, Breaking and Inventing


Ayah Bdeir, CEO & Founder of littleBits, will discuss how we can bring the tools and convictions from the Maker Movement to strengthen learning inside and outside of the classroom.

  • When & Where
    at the MAKE: Education Stage, Saturday 3pm
    and at 4:30 at the DIY Stage to discuss the book Make: Getting Started with littleBits
    [Program & Schedule][4]
    Watch Last Year’s Talk:

NEW BITS!?

On display, we will have projects made with bits you’ve never seen before! This is a sneak peek preview at bits not yet available. You’ll need to be there to see it - I’m not telling any secrets!

Play!

Have you ever wondered what happens when you mix bits from different kits? Try these combinations for funzies:

  • power + light sensor + oscillator + speaker
  • power + remote trigger + MP3 player + speaker
  • power + sound trigger + random (random voltage) + servo (turn mode)
  • Leave a comment below with a combination you would like to try!

GIANT Arcade!

That’s right, we’re bringing the Analog Arcade Machine back home to NYC where it belongs! It’s a replica of the Empire State Building, and we can’t wait for you to see it IRL! :smile:

Down Time

Maker Faire is a whirlwind of activity. If you need down time, Jack recommends chilling out at the amazing outdoor play areas around the museum building. There’s an indoor cafeteria nearby.

Will You be Joining Us?

NYC Area Bitsters: @Blue6678, @NickWeinberg, @RobotMuse, @MaplewoodCR, @designsaunders, @joeoconnell, @macinspires, @StevilKenevil, @joe10491, @lgoldstein, @SIMakerSpace, @fcorn, @joey, @Hock
[1]: http://nysci.org/
[2]: http://wmfny15.eventbrite.com
[3]: http://www.meetup.com/littleBits/events/225212939/
[4]: http://makerfaire.com/new-york-2015/schedule/
[5]: http://nysci.org/

I’m coming to both Maker Faire and the meet up at the LittleBits store. SO looking forward to meeting folks. If you see me, please come up and say hi! :smile:

-joey

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@Joey, et al, please note the schedule change for Ayah’s talks (now updated above). :slight_smile:

So nice to meet Bitsters in real life, @designsaunders, @joey, @codewizard58, @hock, @SIMakerSpace & MOAR! :grinning: