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Meet the Young Makers: Benito Makerspace

School makerspaces are front and center at Gulf Coast MakerCon.  Benito MakerSpace at Benito Middle School in Tampa is one of the newest, and Media Specialist Sundi Pierce took some time to tell us about it. _________ We’re excited about being a … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit

Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit,  is a local artist from New Port Richey. She’ll be at Gulf Coast MakerCon selling her hand crafted jewelry.  We asked Tobi to tell us a little about the art she makes, and why it’s important to her. GCMC: … Continue reading

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Meet the Library Makers: Pasco County Library System

You may have noticed a healthy complement of libraries joining us at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year. That’s because libraries are quickly becoming the cutting edge, and the leading edge, of the maker movement, democratizing access to creative space, tools, … 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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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Makers Application Now Open!

Make stuff? Love sharing what you make? Love selling what you make? Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is the place to do both! Our Makers Application is now open, and we invite you to share what you make at our April 18th event … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Show & Tell Isn’t Just for MakerCon

LI4E Volunteer and Maker of all Trades, Chuck Stephens, shares his thoughts on the power of sharing. ________________________ Have you ever heard of Luigi da Vinci? Luigi was a brilliant maker during the Italian Renaissance. He spent all day building … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tangible Labs

Our collection of awesome Makers is wonderful and growing! This weekend, we’ll get to know Tangible Labs. Tangible Labs grew out of MityMo Creative, a creative services agency located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. For over ten years, MityMo has provided … Continue reading

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