Maker Faire 2012 San Francisco: Open to Readers

Digi’s Xbee-enabled SumoBots, shown above, will debut this weekend at the Maker Faire.

Will you be at this weekend’s Maker Faire 2012 in the San Francisco Bay Area? If so, send us your pictures and captions and we’ll include it in our gallery of the weird, wonderful and wacky things you’ll see there.

From 3D Printer trading cards to XBee-enabled SumoBots, this year’s festival lineup will wow as usual.

The Maker Faire 2012 San Francisco event runs May 19 and May 20 in San Mateo, California, right on the edge of Silicon Valley.

Can’t make it? Here’s the Maker Faire 2012 YouTube channel for all the live coverage you can stand.

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Gina Smith

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  • Anyone who sends in a pic, I just decided, will get a free ticket to the Wednesday evening SF Appshow and party and an after dinner drink or coffee with me and whoever else from the staff shows up : )

  • Now I have 800 pics in my inbox : )

    use GinaHost as a password to get 25 percent off tickets. Email me good stuff and I’ll send you the code to get you in FREE!