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Here are the teams!

Cargo Stand – Heesoo Cargostand is an ergonomically designed stand for laptop and ipad users on-the-go. The product also functions as a holder for the laptop and ipad that carries accessories such as a keyboard, mouse and stylist. Currently laptop … Continue reading

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Maker Startup Weekend Bay Area Kicks off with a Bang

Maker Startup Weekend Bay Area Kicked off with a bang at 9am as the TechShop opened its doors. The crowd flooded in anxious to sign up for the classes being offered throughout the day including: • Laser Cutting • 3D … Continue reading

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Experimenting at Full Scale: Rachel Kalmar on Being a Maker

Interviewed by: Ahmed Siddiqui Rachel Kalmar was the winner of the Health track at Mega Startup Weekend in October 2011 and is a co-founder of Senstore, a startup developing a medical tricorder (http://www.qualcommtricorderxprize.org/), by focusing on making sensor data accessible … Continue reading

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Experimenting at Full Scale: David Lang on Being a Maker

Interviewed by: Ahmed Siddiqui David Lang is a Co-Founder of OpenROV (@OpenROV), an open source underwater robot project. He also writes the Zero to Maker column on the MAKE Magazine blog, where he chronicles his head-first dive into the maker world. … Continue reading

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Teams at Startup Weekend Building Physical Stuff!

While Startup Weekend teams have typically focused on web-based endeavors, we saw a big shift in October of 2011 during Mega Startup Weekend. A team called “Live Home Free” utilized motion sensors, Bluetooth technology and a mobile interface to develop … Continue reading

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