White House MF 2014 - Part 1


I was invited to the first - ever White House Maker Faire, hosted by President Obama at the White House! It was amazing - I got to meet many cool people and see many makers!

I was sponsored by Atmel to go to the White House, and SparkFun sponsored the hardware I used in the project! A big thanks to them, especially Sander Arts, Donna Castillo, Artie Beavis, Derek Runberg, Jeff Branson, and Nathan Seidle!

I was awarded a Maker of Merit ribbon by Sherry Huss, for my booth of the Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course!

I got to meet will.i.am and Bill Nye the Science Guy with Sander Arts!

I showed Yancey, the CEO of Kickstarter, my hardware project, coming soon on Kickstarter later this year!

Joey was there, too!

I also met Nirvan Mullick from Caine's Arcade, and he gave me a fun pass! If you haven't seen Caine's inspiring video, watch it below:

Overall, I had the best time at the first White House Maker Faire, I hope I can go again next year!

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