Singapore’s makerspace

I dropped by the One Maker Group (OMG) prototyping lab at the National Design Centre this week. I spent a whole month at this space last year making something for the Singapore maker faire. It is a maker’s den with many tools such as laser cutters and 3D printers. I caught up with my friend […]

My first hackathon

Had the opportunity to take part in a hackathon – my first to be exact. The hackathon was about gathering software developers, creatives, UX/graphic designers or anyone interested to make a mobile game app. The client is Coca-Cola and the creative brief was to put across the message that a can of coke classic only […]

The Singapore Mini-Maker Faire 2013

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 […]

Glitch art

  A six minute video on what glitch art is. We often get upset when technology doesn’t work – files are unreadable, billboards show flickering images, screen images throwing up random pixels. But what if glitches can be seen as beautiful? Technology is not perfect, just as how human beings are not perfect. Glitches represent […]

[article] “The post-productive economy” by Kevin Kelly

Referenced article here. I like this article by the co-founder of Wired magazine. He argues that we are 20 years into the third Industrial Revolution, except that it isn’t really of an Industrial nature as compared to the First (steam, railroads) and Second (electricity, sanitation) ones. The third Industrial Revolution started with the birth of […]