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DSL juniors – workshops for kids

DSL juniors – workshops for kids

Another exciting term we had with the DSLjuniors, a group of 4 kids aged 8 to 10 who come to DSL on Saturdays for a morning of making and learning about electronics. We wired our projects, soldered our PCBs and used hot glue to put laser cut parts together. This term we built an Arduino powered robot, with… More …

Made at DSL: WiFi lantern with RGB strip

Made at DSL: WiFi lantern with RGB strip

Inspired by the RGB LED ceiling lights at DSL, i made a lantern based on the same ESP8266 chip, but using the Arduino IDE to program it. I used the original ESP-01 package which has only a few GPIO pins available but enough for this application. The only other component is a voltage regulator that… More …

Hack your Lantern with Laser #1

Hack your Lantern with Laser #1

The Mid-Autumn Festival must be coming up when mooncakes and lantern specials are all around us. Let’s hack the traditional inspiration by re-imagining the handmade lantern with lasers and LEDs!   Workshop Dates: Sunday, Sep-04 1-3pm Sunday, Sep-11 10-12pm Sunday, Sep-11 1-3pm At this workshop, the children and their parents will hack the traditional Mid-Autumn… More …

Good things to come in the next few weeks

Good things to come in the next few weeks

In the coming weeks, the members at Dim Sum Labs will make some workshop on the following subjects. We will post the exact time of these events on our social media platform: HackJam HK Facebook group Dim Sum Labs Facebook page Twitter MeetUp For the workshop, not in a chronological order: Kernel Worshop Let’s have… More …

Arduino Junior Workshop

Arduino Junior Workshop

Today was the last of the Arduino workshop for the juniors for this school year. Tomorrow they start their summer holidays time. For their last workshop, they review all they learned and constructed this Lady Bug (cut with the Laser Cutter in the space, decorated by each maker as they desired) controlled by 2 potentiometers… More …

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 …

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