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"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

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"Mars mind and bodies, design for a multi-planetary species" exhibition at PMQ, Central Hong Kong

We are going to Mars. From lower gravity, no breathable air, temperature colder than Antarctica, radiation, lack of water and soil to grow food, lack of communication infrastructure, lack of life... The first Martians will have to rely on the latest in science and technology to survive and thrive on the red planet. We will have to intentionally redesign our bodies and minds to survive and thrive in our new environment. Current progress in neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and genetics suggest the quantified human body is about to expand our ability... From 2020, all the way to 2100, the young designers...

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Talk: Robb Godshaw "absurdity of gender binary", March 14th 2019 19:00 PMQ

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Talk: Robb Godshaw "absurdity of gender binary", March 14th 2019 19:00 PMQ

Time: March 14th, 19:00 - 20:30. Informal intimate talk and discussion. Location: MakerBay Central, PMQ unit H508.  35號 Aberdeen St, Central Price: Free entrance | Eventbrite registration | Facebook event Language: English Robb will be talking about his current and past projects, including a light-powered kinetic bathroom sign that switches constantly from pants to dress, exploring themes of gender, inclusion, playful information design.  A restroom sign which changes from person-in-dress to a person-in-pants, constantly in flux. This project aims to highlight the absurdity of gender and of gender segregation. Infrastructure shapes culture as culture shapes infrastructure. Ungendering restrooms reduces barriers and even violence...

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Talk "From hobbies to professional challenges" by Lauri Väin

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Talk "From hobbies to professional challenges" by Lauri Väin

Lauri Vain will share his experiences with the UAV Outback Challenge before UAVs were mainstream, the NASA Centennial Challenge and how hobby projects lead to professional challenges. Lauri will also talk about forming teams, connections, honing skills while solving real problems and acquiring insights from that experience.

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Reflection By Fergus - Summer Intern 2017

#Environmental #Social 2017 summer intern citizen science DIY Algaefarm DIY microscope MakerBay PMQ Wood Workshop

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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20170902 "MakerTour" Talk by Marie Levrault and Lucas Graffan

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20170902 "MakerTour" Talk by Marie Levrault and Lucas Graffan

MakerTour is an open community of explorers, traveling around the world to explore the diversity of collaborative fabrication workshops and makers. They share their discoveries on their platform and foster collaboration between maker spaces and makers.Marie Levrault and Lucas Graffan, explorers at MakerTour, are currently on a journey in Asia since March 2017, at the discovery of 50 collaborative workshops and 100 projects towards 13 countries. Come and join to hear about the amazing projects of makers they've discovered so far! Time: Saturday, Sept 2nd, 18:00 - 19:30 Location: MakerBay Central at PMQ H508 Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1869462526702826/ https://youtu.be/YpinE6sPeec Lucas Graffan...

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