Maker Faire offers the opportunity for us to see ourselves as more than consumers; we are productive; we are creative. Everyone is a maker and our world is what we make it.

After a successful seventh edition in San Francisco, Maker Faire lands on Santiago de Chile during this weekend.
It is a faire primarily designed to be forward-looking, showcasing makers who are exploring new forms and new technologies. But it’s not just for the novel in technical fields; Maker Faire features innovation and experimentation across the spectrum of science, engineering, art, performance and craft.

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Here’s MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire founder Dale Dougherty speaking about makers, the people “who love doing what they do,” in his 2010 TEDx@MotorCity talk: