Makers are inventors, creators, engineers, students or grassroot innovators who enjoy play and exploration – but they can also be people who simply want to make the world a better place. And where better to innovate and experiment than in a city?
“Barcelona is one of the leading cities in the world of makers. The city is known for its events, but this one celebrates a local ecosystem of people, communities, institutions and companies who want to change everything,” Diez explains. “Come and participate with local and global leaders in a world of creativity – and learn how they propose to make technology more human and accessible to everyone.”
From lion robots to oval sound, these are a few of their favourite things…
“Circatronic is a retro futuristic steampunk electronic circus with robotic animals – that the WWF would love. Boris the LionBot is the main star in a performance that shows us that robots and AI could allow us to keep animals safe – while not missing out on the fun of a good circus”