Crave: Maker Faire 2008 Video
Crave: Maker Faire 2008 Video Transcript
>> Hey what's up guys? It's a special edition of Crave that we got for you. We're here at the San Mateo Faire grounds for the Maker Faire of 2008, where it's everything Do-It-Yourself, so let's check it out. ^M00:00:09 [ Music ] ^M00:00:14
>> Now this is a statue that has been welded and it's pretty impressive, but honestly, I can do much better, let's show them how it's done. ^M00:00:22 [ Music ] ^M00:00:24
>> Oh man, that's really bad. Okay, I'll try this one more time.
>> All right.
>> I couldn't see. I may -- I maybe should not quit my day job, huh?
>> You know, it takes practice.
>> Well done.
>> Dude, honestly I was holding up my egg. I don't know what's going on. Shoulder sore -- I have to shake this one out. Let's go walk around. ^M00:00:43 [ Music ] ^M00:00:47
>> Now behind me we have two massive machines, the Subjugator and the Manipulatrix with the tear-apart members of the audience and the next show is supposed to be at 4 pm. I think I'm not gonna stay around for this one. ^M00:01:02 [ Music ] ^M00:01:03
>> Now here at Maker Faire, there's so many different diverse products and -- oh my god. They got one. ^M00:01:09 [ Music ] ^M00:01:23
>> All right, I'm here joined with Lindsay Lawlor, the creator of the electric giraffe. What was the inspiration behind this thing?
>> Well, we got this little toy model from Japan and we looked at that and said, well, can we make that bigger.
>> Can you show us maybe a few of the ways that people can interact with the giraffe itself?
>> One of the things that's happening right now is we've just added these USB cameras into his eyeballs, so he's actually seeing and broadcasting right now out on the net where you can see. And then up here we've got little touch sensors and you touch him and he knows when you're touching him with these little piece of electric sensors.
>> Now what do you feed the giraffe?
>> Little green letters with numbers on it.
>> All right.
>> This is what he eats.
>> I also eat the same thing. If you'd like to feed me that, I'd totally down with that.
>> I like that. ^M00:02:05 [ Music ] ^M00:02:07
>> We're here at the special effects section of the Maker Faire and behind me we have things like electronics. There's also animatronics and even movie make-up. I mean, I don't see what's so special about everything, you know -- holy sh -- ^M00:02:20 [ Music ] ^M00:02:22
>> Could you tell us about what this brainwave machine actually does.
>> To simply put, it induces meditative states in the brain.
>> All right, well, can I get a try at this thing?
>> Oh, goodness. This is like a Rave times 10. Not that I've been to Rave. ^M00:02:40 [ Music ] ^M00:02:42
>> And now it's time for the tech that I crave the most. The machine that makes funnel cakes. So we bounced around the Maker Faire and saw a whole bunch of cool stuff and also we didn't forget you all Crave lovers for those of you sending us in your one-liners for the keyboard fans keep doing it. We'll announce our favorite three next week and hey it's great day. I'm gonna enjoy the goods. We'll see you next week. ^M00:03:04 [ Music ] ^M00:03:06
>> My name is Russell.
>> Hi, my name is Brian.
>> That feels nice.
>> You like that. You want some more of that?
>> That feels nice.
>> Oh yeah baby, you like that, don't you?
>> I like that.
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