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Reflection By Fergus - Summer Intern 2017

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Reflection By Fergus - Summer Intern 2017

By being a summer intern in Makerbay, the experience was totally different than expected. For an intern, one would expect doing repetitive jobs, like helping in photocopying, but in Makerbay, I was to take on a whole project and to finish it for selling with support from members of Makerbay. I have never seen any company giving so much responsibility to an intern to develop their skills in the working environment. Makerbay is a makerspace in the heart of Hong Kong with great space, tools and maker community. They have all the tools that a normal maker would need, ranging...

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Augmented Reality Sandbox at MakerBay

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Augmented Reality Sandbox at MakerBay


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MakerBay Biohackers in SCMP

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MakerBay Biohackers in SCMP

We are very proud to see MakerBay Biohackers on SCMP doing important work! Read full article here : http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/2017906/biohackers-diy-biologists-out-barcode-all-hong-kongs-plants-insects-and "How can you conserve things if you don’t know what is out there and where, asks scientist Gert Grobler, leader of a group aiming to sequence the genes of every living thing in city and possibly find new species PUBLISHED : Sunday, 11 September, 2016, 7:00am"

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Electric Vehicle Lab @ MakerBay

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Electric Vehicle Lab @ MakerBay

MakerBay has just taken one step closer to building our electric vehicle for the upcoming Formula E event in October. We are transforming a second hand electric car into a futuristic EV featuring a hardened and perfectly cut shell with a softened and free-flowing body. The car will be showcased in Formula E as it symbolises the spirit and elements of contemporary electric vehicles with touches of futuristic technology.  Join our EV Lab now! More info here  Find out more about Formula E here The making of masterpiece-to-be

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Meet Tom Chi, May 21, 2016

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Meet Tom Chi, May 21, 2016

We were very lucky to have Tom Chi share with Makerbay community some of his current work, thinking, challenges. Below are some notes from the discussion.  http://www.tomchi.com/ | https://twitter.com/thegoodtomchi https://youtu.be/d5_h1VuwD6g Tom's life these days These days : Patent trolling Inventions across the board Current research : Civilisation-level technologies A. Change reflectivity of the earth B. Coral reef restoration, 15% are being bleached. We have 18 - 30 years before 0 C. Plastic that can easily breaks with specific wavelength UV -> Dirt Quotes  “On behalf of humanity” “I want humanity to be net positive to the environment” “Pretty much everything in nature...

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