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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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20171018 Litchee Lab x MakerBay

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20171018 Litchee Lab x MakerBay

Litchee Lab is a grassroots fablab in Shenzhen that supports itself with only membership fees and education services, no big company or government funding. They provide a free platform for adult makers and teenagers to explore their own ideas. The Litchee Lab education team will be in Hong Kong next week to do culture exchange program and we are happy to have them to visit us and share with us their challenges,  projects and the maker culture/development in China.  Your participation and ideas are very much welcome!  Time: Wednesday, Oct 18, 17:00 - 19:00 Location: MakerBay Yau Tong RSVP: http://bit.ly/2w94hpS You may want to know...

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20171009 NoisebridgeChinaTrip7_Hong Kong MakerBay

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20171009 NoisebridgeChinaTrip7_Hong Kong MakerBay

Noisebridge China Trip is back! This will be the 7th Noisebridge Hacker Trip To China. In previous years they have visited cities that currently have a hackerspace, visited my manufacturer, Seeed Studio, and other manufacturers. They also visited Tsinghua University, considered the most prestigious university in China, and other schools -- all of which have now starting hackerspaces. Now they are back and Hong Kong is their first stop! On this day, you will meet Mitch Altman, a San Francisco-based hacker and inventor and co-founder of Noisebridge best known for inventing TV-B-Gone, as featured speaker at hacker conferences, as international expert on the...

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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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