Anthropology in Practice

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World Maker Faire 2011 Highlights


World Marker Faire 2011 was held at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, New York. This year the technology and DIY festival had a heavy leaning toward robots, like this shop bot:

I met Microsoft's EDDIE for the first time:

The AiP Facebook page has an EDDIE album and some additional videos.

The younger Makers were enthralled by Lego Wars:

And who could resist the MakerBot Races?

The MakerBot album can be viewed here.

And let's not forget the fire-breathing dragon:

The complete World Maker Faire 2011 album can be viewed here.

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