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Intersection: Maker Faire Orlando


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Allen Paschel (i) and Nick Georgoudiou with 'Makey'- the Maker Faire mascot. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Orlando’s Maker Faire kicks off at the Central Florida Fairgrounds this weekend. It’s billed as the greatest show-and-tell on earth, a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. 

The event started out at the Orlando Science Center, a venue it’s now outgrown. We talked to a couple of the makers helping make it happen. Nick Georgoudiou and Allen Paschel say there’s something for everyone at this year’s event– from battle bots to chocolate making. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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