All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Maker Faire’

White House To Host Maker Faire This Year

Every year, Make magazine hosts Maker Faires in San Francisco, Detroit and New York. The events attract people from all over the world to show off their latest engineering and artistic creations. For those who can’t make it to the three main Maker Faires, local groups host their own in places like Luxembourg, Rome and Tokyo. Starting this year, the …

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BlackBerry Announces $1B Investment Completion with Fairfax

Things are beginning to shift around the BlackBerry Corporation, and the company’s most recent merger and acquisition is to be accredited for the deft changes. In a brief press release on Wednesday, BlackBerry announced the completion of its United States investment. Under the new investment plan, BlackBerry privately placed $1 billion in convertible debentures to its largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial …

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Battlestar Galactica Viper Simulator Created by High School Students

Although the new Battlestar Galactica series Blood and Chrome is in trouble, that hasn’t stopped die-hard fans of the series from taking their fandom to new heights. Five Marin County, California high school students are creating a motion-controlled flight simulator that will simulate the cockpit of a ‘Viper’ spacecraft from the Battlestar Galactica TV show. The project is their entry …

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