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Meet the Repair Maker: Peter Mui of Fixit Clinic

“Education, entertainment, empowerment, elucidation, and, ultimately, enlightenment through do-it-together troubleshooting and repair.” Peter Mui We’re honored to have Peter Mui, founder of Fixit Clinic, joining us from California at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018!  Fixit Clinic hosts community … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Pinellas STEM Academies

We’re happy to be joined by Pinellas STEM Academies at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con, this year, showcasing the inventive spirit of Pinellas County youth!  Laura Spence, K-12 STEM Specialist for the Pinellas County School District, who will be … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: USF Students in STEAM!

We’re really excited about the high level of University of South Florida student involvement at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  The USF Students in STEAM exhibit promises to be a particularly fascinating and exiting one. Kaitlin  Lostroscio,  an Engineering student … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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