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Workshop: Introduction to Inkscape and the Laser Cutter

Workshop: Introduction to Inkscape and the Laser Cutter

Aim of the workshop The first aim is to introduce to you the use of the software Inkscape, a free open-source software, available for all platforms (Linux, Mac and Windows). The software is similar in use and functionality to other may be more well known software such as CorelDraw and Adobe Illustrator. The second is… More …

A night at the HK Space Museum with Dim Sum Labs

A night at the HK Space Museum with Dim Sum Labs

At long last, the Hong Kong Space Museum has reopened its exhibition halls after a very long period of refurbishment! And its open until 9:00PM! Lets meet & visit the museum together and then go to a place nearby for dinner. Please RSVP if you are coming: Bring your Museum Pass, if you have one.… More …

Workshop: Light up the room with a DIY simple LED pendant or brooch

Workshop: Light up the room with a DIY simple LED pendant or brooch

Use some very basic electronics knowledge and skills to create your very own light-up pendant using a few LED. Use (or learn on-the-spot) some basic soldering skills to create a bright, fun accessory. You could do this a follow on to our simple LED earrings workshop to a create matching set. Fees & Registration 150… More …

Workshop: Take-apart Day #2 – July 29th 2018

Workshop: Take-apart Day #2 – July 29th 2018

Most of us have some unwanted electronics cluttering our small Hong Kong apartments, Let us help out! Bring them to Dim Sum Labs and take them apart! Your electronic trash will provide hours of fun as we dig our way into the guts of machines together to see what’s inside and learn how they worked.… More …

Book Launch : The Field Guide to Hacking

Book Launch : The Field Guide to Hacking

Book by Michelle Poon from Dim Sum Labs In The Field Guide to Hacking, the practises and protocols of hacking is defined by notions of peer production, self-organised communities, and the intellectual exercise of exploring anything beyond its intended purpose. Demonstrated by way of Dim Sum Labs hackerspace and its surrounding community, this collection of… More …

Dim Sum Labs Exhibit @ Hong Kong Maker Faire 2018

Dim Sum Labs Exhibit @ Hong Kong Maker Faire 2018

The event will be held on 7 and 8 July 2018 at Poly-U with a series of happenings, including exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations and performances. Together we hope to promote “Maker Culture” to the general public, demonstrating creativity, inventiveness and resourcefulness. Dim Sum Labs is oriented towards DIY electronics and low-level programming, often with circuits, robots,… More …

Arcade Table – New Project for Members

Arcade Table – New Project for Members

Hello Fellow members, This post is just for you. We have been given by an ex-member (Marc R.), known to develop its version of a Delta 3D printer and a 3D printer kit for kids made out of 3.5″ floppy drive and DVD drive. The Arcade table has already been hacked a couple of years… More …

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