Maker Faire 2013 + A New Cross-Country Journey + LEGO!

We were all so excited for Maker Faire, even the truck couldn’t help but getting all dolled up.

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We put on our listening ears (and antennae) as we met 120,000 new (and old) friends over the weekend. We were out to hear what thoughts and suggestions everyone had for us as we plot new directions and plan our new adventures!

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At Maker Faire, and now here on the interwebs, we’re thrilled to make an announcement: We are partnering with LEGO to launch our second transcontinental journey!

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So from now until June 17, we are accepting invitations to bring SparkTruck to your town! Interested? Fill out the “Arrange a Visit" form and let us know you want us to swing by! 

See you soon, world!

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SparkTruck is coming to Maker Faire! Hope to see all of our friends there!

SparkTruck is coming to Maker Faire! Hope to see all of our friends there!

SparkTruck 2.0. It’s happening.

Yesterday was the first day of a new chapter.

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It’s the start of spring quarter here at Stanford, and with it, the kick-off of our SparkTruck class! Yesterday, twenty-five Stanford students - undergrads and grads, engineers, artists, educators, writers, and scientists - arrived at the d.school with a mission: to re-imagine the truck, make it a million times better, and launch it on its second cross-country voyage. They own the project now, and we can’t wait to see what they’ll do with it.

Announcing the SparkTruck Movie!

Friends! We’ve been busy with all kinds of fun new developments, and we’re can’t wait to share them with you.

The first exciting one: the SparkTruck documentary is happening! Didi is working hard on editing a short movie about our adventures, and needs your help to make the film happen. Take a look at the trailer above, and show your support on Kickstarter!

A new year for SparkTruck!

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Happy holidays and happy 2013!  It’s been a while since our last update, but we’ve got some really exciting news!  We’ve taken the first concrete step in making SparkTruck a recurring venture.

Our talk at TEDxManhattanBeach on October 13, 2012.

Two TEDs in Two Days (Plus a bonus!)

Somehow, even though the SparkTour has drawn to a close, we’re still finding ourselves running around the country like beheaded chickens. But it’s hard to complain when the places we’re running to are so awesome.

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