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HackJam – 14th June 2016

HackJam – 14th June 2016

DIY Microscopy Workshop ‘DIY Microscopy’ was the workshop for the night led by Alex Hornstein who had been active with Dim Sum Labs and had an emotional welcome after traveling around the world and delivering electricity in remote islands in Philippines using unique solar electric harvesting methods. Alex Hornstein is also co-developer of the ‘L3D… More …

Makers, Hackers and Midnight Tinkerers.. (v1.0)

Makers, Hackers and Midnight Tinkerers.. (v1.0)

Since we brought back Maker Monday in February this year, cultivating creative aspirations amongst members and interests in fellow travelers who manage to find us on Meetups – a lot has been going on since. Hopefully, the objective is to showcase our works at the weekly Tuesday HackJam. Members at the labs work mostly during… More …

Soldering Workshop – 4th March 2016

Soldering Workshop – 4th March 2016

We started our first weekly Soldering Workshop that has for a while been on special select random days if members are available and want to host it. As it turns out we had past attendees return to do the workshop again and what’s great is they promised they will perhaps do it again! The workshop… More …

Maker Monday! – 1st February 2016

Maker Monday! – 1st February 2016

We started Maker Monday, this year after a long hiatus. Our spontaneous steadfast itinerary in the spirit of making included: Open Source Laser cutting, LCD Dim Sum Labs badge (part of our on-going wearable technology), MPD rocket and routing the remaining half of the lights in the labs with wifi-enabled RGB LEDs. Notable traveling visitor… More …

HackJam – 19th January 2016

HackJam – 19th January 2016

David Lanzendörfer gave a talk about a new type of propulsion system that will hopefully one day revolutionize space travel called: “magnetoplasmadynamic thruster (MPD)“ which he has been developing for about 7 years. Former astronaut Chang Diaz is an early pioneer and has been developing MPD rockets since 1977 such as the VaSIMR which is… More …

HackJam – 1st December 2015

HackJam – 1st December 2015

We were joined with this week’s HackJam: Jonathan Schipper from Gemsense, a wearable technology company from Israel. He gave a talk on 3D augmented environments and potentials of wearable technologies. Jonathan was at this years’ Hong Kong Maker Faire where he had given a presentation. We also learned of the vibrant maker scene in Israel which… More …

Microwave Festival: Soldering Workshop and Spaghetti Bridge Competition – 12th  November – 17th November

Microwave Festival: Soldering Workshop and Spaghetti Bridge Competition – 12th November – 17th November

Microwave Festival Dim Sum Labs was at this year’s Microwave Festival that opened on the 12th November – 17th November at Hong Kong’s City Hall, including exhibits by: MakerBay, Nicholas Hanna and many others. The ‘Wifi shredder’ exhibit was one of the main highlights at the festival featured by Dim Sum Labs – displaying electronic… More …

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