The first full-fledged maker faire held in Singapore. Over 10,000 visitors and 200 booths. Graced by the Education Minister and Maker Media CEO Dale Dougherty. Click on any image below to see in slideshow format.
This project took me the better part of six months. There are about 5000 lines of code. It is also my first commercial project when I was still wet-behind-the-ears after graduating from LASALLE. Because of this project, I gained a fair bit of confidence in programming skills, and would say that I have moved on […]
Had the great opportunity to attend a weekend crash course on Arduino. Since I was already familiar with Arduino, it was more of a refresher course for me and I got to meet other makers and DIY enthusiasts. It was hosted by David Goomba, the guy in the Arduino company in charge of workshops. I […]
This was the second year of the event held on the last weekend of July. While I was a visitor last year, I became a participant this year with my own maker booth entitled “Hobby Electronic Light Gadgets” where I displayed some of my DIY light gadgets. It was held at the Scape Warehouse. This […]
Click on image to see original full-sized version. Terms like ‘generative art’, ‘information visualisation’ and consumer art like visual effects and video games are all right up there. As it should be.
A scholarly and well-articulated essay written by respected blogger – Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh, who has worked for a couple of years at the Business Intelligence Unit at the Economist. I myself am a product of Singapore’s education system and I have worked at a government agency for a couple of years. This was before I took […]
I ended school last week with my thesis submission and presentation. Yes I am done with school! I am done with the three year Bachelor course in interactive art at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. Now that I’ve graduated and have not found a proper full time job, I decided to do some freelance […]
This ‘Clouds’ documentary in the making has been generating a lot of buzz online, such as the one here on Creative Applications Network, because it involves a number of famous new media artists coming together to make a documentary about new media art, tag lined as ‘creativity through the lens of code’. It also utilises a new movie […]
This 26 yo Internet folk hero committed suicide a few days ago on 11 Jan 2013 after struggling with a long period of depression. Apparently, it did not help that the authorities were on his heels like a blood hound because of his brushes with the law. He was facing trial and possible prison time […]
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