Most of us are intrigued by robots. Admit it, we all talk(ed) into a fan as a child to hear our robot voice? LOL. Well, watch robots compete for your attention on June 6! FIRST, an organization for inspiration, and recognition of science and technology will be having a robotics competition at the Columbia Mini Maker Faire. … Continue reading Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto
Meet Marius “Zoo” Valdes! This well known local maker is an epic illustrator, designer and artist and is bringing his art to Columbia Mini Maker Faire on June 6. Since 2007, he has had six solo exhibitions and been selected for 15 juried group exhibitions at the international, national, and regional levels. Rock on Zoo! … Continue reading What’s Your Secret Species?
Godzillafications [noun] God-zill-a-fi-ca-tions (gd-zɪlə-f-kshn): An artwork or consequence growing out of That Godzilla Guy’s unique vision to interject his Godzilla Collectibles into established works of art, photographs, or concepts. It ranges from serious gravitas to social and political satire, yet always centers around a deep love of the kaiju [giant monster] eras of past, … Continue reading That Godzilla Guy
The ultimate jeeper, Miller Mcarthur, will be here on June 6! He is a legend here in the South for his driving ability as well as his hand built rig. Check him out in action.
The U.S. Labor Department estimated that there will be 1.4 million job openings for computer-related occupations this decade, and the median salary for people with a computer-science degree ranges from $80,000-$100,000. Did your eyes just light up? Get this- only 12% of recent computer science and computer-engineering graduates are women! The 100 Girls of Code … Continue reading Girls of Code
Wondering what to do with old, mundane, CDs? Come to Columbia Mini Maker Faire on June 6 and make old-fashioned spinning tops from a used CD, a bottle cap and an ordinary metal screw. Fun and easy for all ages! This activity will be hosted by the Killian Steam Academy from Richland 2.
Join the Royal Manticoran Navy Rocketry Test Program on June 6 at the Columbia Mini Maker Faire! Build, decorate, and launch your own lung-powered paper mini-rocket. Participants of all ages will be invited to assemble 'rockets' out of paper and a little tape and decorate them as they choose, then launch them for maximum altitude. … Continue reading Caution, Rocket Launching Ahead!