[Lab] Mini Maker Faire Ottawa 2010
jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 14:05:01 EDT 2010
Sorry I Read too fast :P oct 18th :P
Jean-Marc Le Blanc
"Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:04 PM, Jean-Marc LeBlanc
<jeanmarc.leblanc at gmail.com> wrote:
> is there a deadline?
> Jean-Marc Le Blanc
> "Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
> wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Emily Daniels <emily.daniels at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone!
>> Ottawa just got a little more awesome. We will be hosting a Mini Maker Faire
>> in conjunction with the Electric Fields Festival in November. We are working
>> to get the Maker info page up on Artengine's site but for now if you have
>> any questions or know of any interesting groups to reach out to please
>> forward or let us know!
>> Mini Maker Faire
>> 12 – 6PM
>> November 6th and 7th, 2010
>> 2 Daly Ave.
>> “Considering that some of the greatest leaps forward in American
>> technological history have been scrappy homebrews (Apple Computer was a
>> literal garage startup), it’s really kind of exciting to think that, given
>> its explosive growth, the Maker Faire might well help along an invention or
>> two that’s truly important.” – Advertising Age
>> The innovation laced through the capital region is impressive, and this
>> first ever Mini-Maker Faire is a chance to connect creative people from all
>> over our region in a celebration of the DIY spirit. A Mini-Maker Faire
>> brings together families and individuals who celebrate Arts, Crafts,
>> Engineering, Food, Music, Sustainability, and Science and those who embrace
>> the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) spirit. At Maker Faire, the focus is on the process
>> of making – not just the finished product.
>> The real story here is the curiosity, vibrancy, and passion of the Makers
>> themselves, the people who comprise the rapidly emerging DIY category.
>> Scientists, homemakers, students, automotive enthusiasts, software
>> developers, musicians, crafters of all stripes: individuals and communities
>> of people drawn together by a common delight in the magic of tinkering,
>> hacking, creating, and reusing materials and technologies.
>> Are you a Maker? Reserve your spot now!
>> There can’t be a Maker Faire without Makers, so please submit your idea for
>> a table or project or demo and become an exhibitor. Before Monday October
>> 18th we need:
>> -a 250 word description of exhibition idea
>> -your space needs
>> -your technical needs (power, network, etc.)
>> Please send a PDF by email to operations at artengine.ca.
>> Please put “Mini-Maker Faire Exhibitor” in subject line.
>> If you have questions please feel free to contact us at Artengine.
>> Ryan Stec
>> Artistic Director
>> artistic at artengine.ca
>> Emily Daniels | emilydaniels.com | @emdaniels | awesomefoundation.org
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