RECAP: NJ Makers Day 2018 at the Liberty Science Center

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On March 10th in 2018, DEFCON 201 was honored to host the NJ Makers Day at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. With all of our partners we manage to attract over 3,000 attendees to various makers and creative technical people, with all ages having a blast. We thank the Liberty Science Center for assisting with planning and being our host for NJ Makers Day. We also extend our thanks to all the exhibitors and workshop groups who showcased their special talents for our NJ Makers Day festival.

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In this photo (Provided by TechnoChic), a child attendee explores the wonders of NJ Makers Day at Liberty Science center sporting a LED Flower Wearable Microcontroller she made at the TechnoChic booth.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201 Member Zor0ak), NJ Makers Day at Liberty Science Center event coordinators from DEFCON 201 show off their booth promoting Computer Hacker Culture and EFF Privacy Guides.
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In this photo (Provided by Code Advantage), children attendees try their hands at the SCRATCH programming language as shown off on laptops at the Code Advantage booth.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), attendees of all ages try their hands at locksport and lockpicking provided by The Open Organization of Lockpickers (TOOOL) New Jersey Chapter.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201 Member Zor0ak), Denny show off the history of analog technologies at his Museum of Interesting Things.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), children learn how to creativly build their world around them brick by brick at the Bricks4Kids local New Jersey chapters.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), a child uses retro controllers to move a modern lego robotics creation brought to life by the Vintage Computer Federation.
In this photo (Provided by Hug Match), a child explores one of the many interactive apps that interface with the medical assitive toys and dolls at the Hug Match Tech Toddler village.
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In this photo (Provided by TechnoChic), Natasha and friends teach kids and kids at heart how to build their own LED Microcontroller wearables at thier interactive assembly line booth.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), a child interacts with Troxes 3D shapes and BLINKS interactive microctocontroller games at the Move 38 booth.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), an attendee interacts with acryptocurrency banking kiosk provided by Belco BTM.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), a child interacts with one of the many modified mutant bicycles as seen at the Bike JC booth.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201 Member HeavHacker), the youngest DEFCON 201 member BiaSciLab teaches a workshop about lockpicking and locksport on behalf of TOOOL.
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In this photo (Provided by Zaniac Learning), kids learn how to build and hack the popular hit video game Minecraft™ in this interactive workshop hostedby Zaniac Learning.
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In this photo (Provided by Zaniac Learning), children and adults study how electricity works as they build various mechanical circuitry creations with the modular learning toy littleBits™ in one of Zaniac Learning’s workshops.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), DEFCON 201 Members including Co-Founder Sidepocket, DEFCON Members (BiaSciLab, Tyler and Zor0ak) and TOOOL NJ member Rabbit all pose for silly fun based on hacker public image sterotypes.
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In this photo (Provided by DEFCON 201), event organizers finish with a triumphant end of event photo with Co-Founders Sidepocket and GI Jack, DEFCON 201 Members (Tyler, Xio and Zor0ak), Robert Dailey (Manager of MakerLab and Innovation Lab at the Liberty Science Center) and Tiby Kantrowitz representing the Jersey City Mayors Office.

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