[Lab] Fab Fair in the Fall
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Fri May 14 11:12:31 EDT 2010
Electric Fields is to be held from Nov 3, Wed. to Nov 7, Sunday.
On 5/14/2010 10:52 AM, Lindsay Aranoff wrote:
> Quickly, I'm going to weigh in on the below discussion. That said, I
> don't think I attended the Maker Fair, so it's entirely possible there
> are gapping holes in my interpretation, rendering the following moot.
> Either way, here I go:
> 1) Is there a date set for this Electric Fields extravaganza?
> I get the sense this is longer than one day, since there was a
> suggestion to have a maker fair for one evening...
> 2) I'm not sure the nuances of what a "Maker Fair" entail, but from my
> immediate interpretation, it would be all things building, DIY, and
> fantastical. Ya?
> 3) Pending on clarifications of the above, my immediate suggestion
> would be to leverage TEDxKids exposure to help launch a solid Canadian
> Maker Fair. It's unsurprising that we have to trek to NYC for such
> things, however, I think we have the potential to create a microcosm
> Maker Fair in Ottawa and rock it (at least running with my current
> definition of what this entails).
> ps. As for the bus rental and such Mister Andrew, I don't have
> firsthand border crossing experience, but I'll ask around. Road trip....
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Andrew Plumb <andrew at plumb.org
> <mailto:andrew at plumb.org>> wrote:
> On 2010-05-13, at 11:09 PM, Andrew Plumb wrote:
> > On 2010-05-13, at 9:32 PM, Ryan Stec wrote:
> >> Be curious to know what people would think of this, especially
> those of you who have had the chance to attend a Maker Fair.
> > I haven't, but Sebastien should be able to fill us in on all the
> details when he returns+recovers from this weekend's MakerFaire in
> San Francisco.
> Correction: MakerFaire SF is next weekend, not this.
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