24222Re: [midatlanticretro] Is anyone going to TCF?
- Jan 31, 2012On 01/31/2012 04:00 PM, Neil Cherry wrote:
>> I dunno. I attended the Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire a few monthsSame here. The occasional toy can be a fun diversion sometimes, but
>> ago. It was the first and only such event that I've attended. My
>> problem with it was that 90% of the stuff there seemed to be targeted at
>> children. I don't mean "young people" or "twenty-somethings", I mean
>> KIDS...just plain TOYS. It would've been great when I was, say, eight
>> years old, but now, not so much. My lady and I had a good time, and
>> there was a lot of creativity there, but it did leave a lot to be
>> desired, and we had little interest in spending more than a couple of
>> hours there.
>> I really hope other events of that sort are different, especially if
>> TCF moves in that direction.
> I'm hoping it doesn't go that way. While my electronics is my toys
> I'm hoping to work with creative folks and not toy makers.
a whole event of that, targeted at adults, showing the nontechnical
public that this is all technical hobbies are about, is a really bad
idea on several levels.
New Kensington, PA
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