The XOXO festival opened last night in Portland with a party at Holocene, but in reality the crowd started to gather first on twitter, where following the #xoxofest tag showed attendees en route, finding each other on planes and trains, and generally setting a mood of giddy anticipation for the event. Even the sun showed up, tricking first-time visitors into thinking they had landed in nirvana (reality check next February).
In the spirit of XOXO, MakerBot decided to give away the 3D printer showcasing at the festival to whoever tweeted the best idea for its use. What would be more Portland than a mobile MakerBot? Thus MakerCart was born. Best case: MakerCart will start out with a MakerBot, launch a Kickstarter to cart it and … Read more