Category Archives: Community

Patrick Marcus’s “Exigo” Kickstarter Has Launched

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Patrick Marcus is the man behind Maketopolis, Tucson’s first Makers’ Fair. Now he has launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a new breed of USB charger that charges faster and supplies greater wattage to each of 4 USB ports.   more »

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April 15: Introductory Meeting of Tucson Inventors Group

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The Tucson Inventors Group will hold their first meeting at Maker House on Tuesday, April 15 at 6pm! “In this group we will explore all avenues of inventing including innovation, product design, licensing, prototyping, manufacturing, distributing, marketing, patenting etc. There more »

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March 23, NEW CLASS!: Sustainable Sundays

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Sundays at 4pm Free, Open to the public Children welcome At Sustainable Sundays, we discuss methods for living a sustainable and environmentally-conscious lifestyle. Attendees are invited to bring their own ideas and topics for discussion. This week at Sustainable Sundays, more »

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Mayor Names Xerocraft in State of the City Address

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Well, this went under our radar! Way back on February 26, Mayor Rothschild gave his 2014 State of the City address. During the section discussing downtown redevelopment, he mentioned Xerocraft as a draw for young artists, coders and hackers. From more »

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Maketopolis 2014 For The Win!

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Tucson’s first fair for makers was a grand success! The rainy day couldn’t keep the builders and artists from seeing what Tucsonans can do! We’ve posted a picture album on our Facebook page which you can view here. If you more »

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New Xerocraft Documentary Posted

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University of Arizona journalism student Yara Askar produced a documentary describing what Xerocraft is all about. Take a look below.

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The Practical Hacker

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March 14 — Metallurgy and identification this will be demonstrations of practical ways to identify various metals being re-purposed into new projects. We will look at both chemical and flame testing techniques. The program has evolved into a Hacker’s Cafe more »

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