Make and share beautiful sound online

The Internet has shifted the power to produce and consume media content from the traditional big media conglomerates into the hands of ordinary people. In the area of music, websites like mixcloud and soundcloud are online platforms for people to share and distribute content, conveniently categorised into playlists or genres. Jango is another popular website for …

Singapore mini-maker faire

I totally geeked out at the inaugural Singapore mini-maker faire. The maker movement is defined by wikipedia as “… a contemporary subculture, representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker subculture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronics, robotics, 3-D printing, and the use of CNC tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and traditional arts and crafts. …

What is 3D printing?

Youtube video here. 3D printers “make” objects by building it layer by layer from the bottom up, in slices as thin as a millimeter across, based on its spatial product data in software format. Many intricately designed objects such as lamps, shoes, miniature architectural models and machine parts can be made this way. 3D printers …

Tweeting Christmas tree

Christmas is the time of the year of Christmas trees, and what better opportunity than this for creatives to come up with their own versions. From 3D paper pop ups and sculptures to trees made up of recycled materials, Christmas trees can come in many forms. DIY trees can be personalized to one’s taste and …

Address is Approximate

This is an example of how technology can empower individuals to create their own artworks which would have been impossible, say, 20 years ago. Back then, what took many people months to do, can now be accomplished by one person using software tools and technology available today. This short film uses simple technology – stop …