Smart glass – 2023-04-25

Dim Sum Labs was packed for this presentation by our special guest Andrew Crowe. He introduced us to electronically switchable smart glass, also known as privacy glass. There are many cool things that can be done with it! Andrew is technical director of MetaObjects, a digital studio based in Hong Kong and London. Watch the …

FundFluent – 2023-04-18

Ever wondered how to get funding for your project and turn it into a startup? To get an answer to this question, we invited Jenny Au and Wilson Tai, founders of FundFluent to Dim Sum Labs. During a fun evening with friendly people from all walks of technology, they introduced us to various funding options in …

Bamboo & Banyans: Site visit – 2023-03-25

On a Saturday morning, we met at Mui Wo Ferry Pier. It was just two of us. Another hacker wanted to join. Unfortunately, he went to the wrong pier. Saturday morning’s are not the most convenient times to meet, but we had to take what we get. The site is nearby private land, and coordination …

Bamboo & Banyans: Hacking nature for architecture – 2023-02-21

Our first presentation since Covid was well attended. After an introduction to the topic, Felix presented real world examples, from Baubotanik in Germany to the living root bridges of Meghalaya, India. When explaining the history of this emerging field, he touched on arborsculpture. Not all living architecture is started by humans. Having just come back …

Facebook does not care about Business Pages

Facebook don't care about you

Our Business Facebook page got compromised. We tried to get it back, but Facebook has a system in place for you to get back your personal Page, and got NOTHING for getting back your Business Page. We did provide them with a lot of information such as owning the domain name, address proof, pictures, but …

Sponsor Dim Sum Labs on GitHub

Sponsor Dim Sum Labs

Why sponsor Dim Sum Labs? Dim Sum Labs is a physical space. Dim Sum Labs has been around for over 10 years next month (November 2021) thanks to the generous contributions from its members and supporters. Dim Sum Labs has monthly operational costs of approximately 16’000HKD or 2’000USD. This amount covers the rent of the ‘office’ …