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Talk: Alex Cureton-Griffiths "Building an Open Source Village in China" - Feb 17 2017

China Open Talk Village

Talk: Alex Cureton-Griffiths "Building an Open Source Village in China" - Feb 17 2017

Date: Feb, 17th 2017 Time: 19:00 - 20:30 Location: MakerBay Central (PMQ) Price: Free Reservation: Not required, just walk-in The Open Source Village aims to empower citizens, reduce environmental impact, and improve standards of living in an increasingly urbanizing world. We're building our first village in Anhui Province, China, and work with villagers on the ground and makers around the world to leverage open source, green technologies, and the maker movement to make the world a better place. Bio: I’m Alex Cureton-Griffiths, and I’m a maker on the move, bouncing around the planet building projects and helping other people work...

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Meet Tom Chi, May 21, 2016

#Entrepreneurship #Environmental Talk

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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