Phone Security – HackJam 2016-09-06

Karsten Nohl

Tonight we had the visit of Karsten Nohl from teh German company: Security Research Labs. He presented his work, some of his latest research on a few security issues with mobile communications. Karsten informed us on the SS7 protocol which is an exchange protocol that all mobile communication providers are using to talk to each …

HackJam 28th of June 2016 – Musicology & Politics

Musicology

Musicology Luca did present us the project he is working on, which is creating a music surrounding system during indoors sports activity. He use data flow coming from different sensors that he attached to his body to generate music on the fly with no delay, his body became the ‘conductor’. I would not get into …

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 …

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

Roc at Hong Kong PolyU

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 …

HackJam – 22nd of March 2016

HackJam at DimSumLabs

The main event tonight was the arrival and the set-up of the laser cutter that was ordered last week had finally arrived at DimSumLabs Hackerspace. The team is looking in the software and procedures. In the coming days we will train every member that want to use it; and then we will surely have workshops …

HackJam – 15 March 2016

Film director Anthony Ng

Not much happen this evening, the members talk about encryption, 3D scanning, help the film director Anthony Ng with the reality of technical facts for his new creation. The evening finished with entertainment, as one member completed his project with ESP2866, that he connected to the video projector to do …. check out the video …

HackJam – 23rd February 2016

The coming of age of plastic electronics

Dr Radu Sporea of the Advanced Technology Institute of University of Surrey shared a fascinating talk at British Council Hong Kong’s Café Scientifique on plastic electronics, and I invited him to Dim Sum Labs‘s HackJam afterwards where he showed us the world’s first production ready plastic display by Plastic Logic. Think of the foldable fullscreen …

HackJam – 2nd February 2016

Home Brewing

This evening was busy with content. 1. RedBear We had the team from RedBear coming up to deliver to our members who joined their kickstarter their ReadBear Duo and some individual gift. 2. Home-brewing Then we move on with Ollow Swan from Beijing on ‘Home-brewing’. Ollow refresh our memory on what is beer, what it …