Category Archives: Electronics

Meet the Re-Maker: Tony Selvaggio, of Scrap On Spot

“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” – Joel A. Barker One of our neatest – literally – new partnerships this year is with Tony Selvaggio and his e-waste … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Chuck Stephens

We met Chuck Stephens at our very first Maker Festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, where he joined us to showcase his stencil art. Since then he’s become a fixture in the Tampa Bay Maker community, doing everything … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Bill Ball of Stetson’s Innovation House

Stetson University’s Innovation House is a makerspace at the Deland based university that provides “contemporary tools of rapid prototyping to develop and make tangible objects. It also provides a community of makers for its members to tap into. Innovation House is open to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Neal Ekengren, with MEOWSER

Neal Ekengren is a Maker from Longwood, FL. He has degrees in Engineering and Biochemistry and is an IT guru.  He first joined us at our 2012 Maker Festival, and again at our 2013 event, and we’re so glad he’s back again this … Continue reading

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Scrap on Spot Hosts the Deconstruction Zone at Gulf Coast MakerCon!

We’re very excited to announce a collaborative partnership with Scrap on Spot for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015.  Scrap on Spot is an e-waste recycling company with a higher purpose, committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through the recycling and repurposing … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Tampa Amateur Radio Club

We’re very happy to have the Tampa Amateur Radio Club (TARC) joining us again this year at Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015.  We asked a couple of their members to tell us a bit about amateur radio and the place of … Continue reading

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