Category Archives: Electronics

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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Guest Blog: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Arduino

Maker of all trades, Chuck Stephens, shares his insights on learning to love the Arduino. _________________ I have an admission to make- I was an Arduino resistor. It’s not that I didn’t appreciate what could be done with microcontrollers; I … Continue reading

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