Dirk, a Life-Like Homeless Robot, Is an Interesting Social Experiment

Wandering through Maker Faire Nantes, Dirk begs for change and plays a tune for the onlookers. At a glance, people think he’s a real person. Read more on MAKE The … Continue Reading →


Artist Spends a Decade Tweaking Robot That Draws Beautifully Organic Portraits

With years of experience painting and tinkering, artist Patrick Tresset created this drawbot that produces amazing, organic portraits. Read more on MAKE The post Artist Spends a Decade Tweaking Robot … Continue Reading →


Watch Maker Faire Nantes Come Alive with Gorgeous Biomimicry

Maker Faire Nantes wowed us in more way than one. From the amazing works of Les Machines to the proud exhibitors showing their builds. Read more on MAKE The post … Continue Reading →


The Giant Spider Awakes in Nantes

Watch La Machine’s incredible performance of their Grande Araignée, or Giant Spider, in Nantes this past weekend. Read more on MAKE The post The Giant Spider Awakes in Nantes appeared first … Continue Reading →


Live: Maker Faire Nantes

Here you will find a live feed of the sights and sounds of Maker Faire Nantes! Check back all weekend for updates and incredible sights. This vagrant is actually a … Continue Reading →


How to Ship a 50-Foot Serpent to France

The Serpent Twins, originally made for Burning Man, are making their way to Nantes, France, for the first annual Maker Faire Nantes, July 9–10. We were dying to know how … Continue Reading →