Tag Archives: FIRST

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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Help us Build our Maker Community!

The creative DIY entrepreneurial community has grown considerably on the Florida west coast over the last few years, due in no small measure to celebratory showcase events  like Gulf Coast MakerCon,  and Bar Camps in Sarasota and Tampa, which are increasingly broadening their … Continue reading

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Meet the Makerspace Makers and Attend our 3rd Annual Makerspace UnConference

It’s an exciting time in Tampa Bay!  When we held our first “Makerspace UnConference” at our first Maker festival in 2012, there were no full scale makerspaces in Tampa Bay.  The Faulhaber FabLab at the GWIZ Science Museum in Sarasota … Continue reading

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Kick off National Robotics Week at Gulf Coast MakerCon Robotics Showcase!

We’ll be helping kick off National Robotics Week with a Gulf Coast Makercon Robotics Showcase, front and center at  our 3rd Annual Celebration of DIY Inventive Spirit. We’ll have K-12 FIRST robotics teams from around Tampa Bay.  With support from … Continue reading

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