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Simple Home Automation Explained

Simple Home Automation Explained

You want to set-up some home automation at your place, come on Tuesday the 27th of February 2018 at Dim Sum Labs. See how you can perform individual human presence detection and have the house react to it, create lighting and sound atmospheres, measure and visualize sensor data… Using a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino and… More …

Our customised laser cutter

Our customised laser cutter

Hacking it We are happy with our Laser Cutter, especially once we hacked it a bit by: Adding a webcam inside to view the laser cutting safely from a screen, away from unwanted reflection that might cause damage to skin and/or eye-sight, Adding a switch to stop the laser when the front door is opened,… More …

Let’s discussed the past event of the CCC in Germany

Let’s discussed the past event of the CCC in Germany

The Chaos Computer Club also know as CCC is the largest association of hackers in Europe. For over 30 years they provide information about technical and societal issues, such as surveillance, privacy, freedom of information, hacktivism, data security and many other interesting things around technology and hacking issues. Every year they organize an event in… More …

Spectre & Meltdown Explained

Spectre & Meltdown Explained

A serious weakness has been found on CPU and the way they manage information, allowing software to steal information processed by the computer. It does not matter whether you are running Linux, MacOS, windows and any other platform. Your CPU is the problem. Want to know more and how to prevent, secure yourself if possible?… More …

Maker: Gripbeats – Body Percussion

Maker: Gripbeats – Body Percussion

This week during our HackJam, we will have a presentation by David Wexler from Gripbeats on the product that he and his team is developing here in Hong Kong. The product was inspired by body percussion. A method of creating drum sounds using only your own fingers, hands and body. When properly mastered, a player… More …

Robot – Characteristics

Robot – Characteristics

This will be the casing of the base of the Dim Sum Labs Robot or D.S.L.R. for short. Like for Dim Sum, the robot will have in the future further layers made of the same stack-able bamboo basket. Each layer will have it own functionality. The robot will be controlled by a person via a… More …

Robot – Brainstorming

Robot – Brainstorming

We have not done something together for some time. So let’s make a robot of some kind. Bring your ideas, your creativity this Saturday, the 25th of November at 2PM, we will gather at our place on Jervois street to brainstorming on the capabilities and functionalities of Dim Sum Labs new robot. The casing is… More …

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