Tag Archives: STEM

Meet the Maker: Brian Bombei, of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of FL

Brian Bombei, the founder of Coaster Modeling Enthusiasts of Florida, makes something big – really big: roller coaster models out of K’Nex!  He told us a bit more about what he does and why he does it. Advertisements

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Meet the Idea Makers: Hackerboxes

Ever felt like tinkering but needed some inspiration? Always wanted to learn a bit more about electronics and computer science, but didn’t know where to start?  Sarasota Maker and Entrepreneur, Joseph Long has just the thing for you: Hackerboxes! HackerBoxes … Continue reading

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Meet the Electric Race Car Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re very happy to be able to host the 2nd annual Electrathon of Tampa Bay Race at Gulf Coast MakerCon! Electrathon racers are custom built three or four wheeled electric vehicles, similar in overall appearance to a Go-Kart, but powered by an … Continue reading

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