Vancouver Makers Faire June 2011 from jamie griffiths on Vimeo.

Excerpt of review by Bryce Byfield
"The Maker movement exists at the crossroads of several cultural streams. It starts, perhaps, with the Do It Yourself (DIY) movement, with its emphasis on crafts and people learning to things for themselves. Add a dash of the open source movement, environmentalism, alternative power sources, anti-consumerism, recycling, art, and Burning Man, and the result is a loose collection of enthusiasts that is far richer than the sum of its parts. …"

plus info on Co-Lab (aka Vancouver Community Laboratory)..."hacking, reusing, and refurbishing technology rather than throwing it away?"

Here's a blog review:

Very nice blog review here with photos by Vincent Van Haaff, aka the Flying Octopus, one of the Makers from the Faire. You can see him in my vlog above about 2 minutes into the clip.