Date : 8th October – 9th October 2016
Location : myMaker IOT LAB, MCMC HQ (Old Building)
Title : Managing Waste in Today’s World
Theme : Consumer Electronics in Circular Economy
Event details : http://bit.ly/myMakerSEAMakerthon
Hack our way towards smarter consumer electronics that will serve multi purpose, reused as other products or proactively manage waste! Think circular economy as junks are piling up and lots of resources are wasted making and using our day to day consumer electronics products.
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Penang Entrepreneur Network interviewed our founder and Johnson shared about how he started KakiDIY. It was the first video in PEN TV series and we were proud to be engaged as the first ones to launch the series.
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Our founder Johnson Lam was invited as the key speaker in during Ricoh Edu Tech Day 2016, sharing about how technologies like 3D printing and virtual reality can contribute towards the evolution of educational arena. Revolutionising classroom learning.
Source : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/07/161368/future-proofing-talent
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The Star interviewed KakiDIY about the Maker Movement in Robotics. Quoted from The Star “If classes are still not an option, there is always the Internet, says Johnson Lam, the founder of the KakiDIY group.
“Self learning is the cheapest way. There are many online sites that help beginners to get the basics,” says Lam. He suggests checking out www.instructables.comand makezine.com.”
Source : http://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2016/07/11/building-bots/
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KakiDIY was involved in leading the myMaker community into Kota Belud, Sabah to conduct a training on Drones and Robotics to the rural community in Kampung Rampayan Laut. This was a program collaborating with MCMC and Pusat Internet 1 Malaysia (Pi1M)
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Swiss Army knife is the companion for Outdoor lovers, Adventure seekers and DIY enthusiasts for many years. Won’t it be cool if the Swiss Army knife opens out keys instead of knifes and tool? These days there are ready made kit to convert your keys to swiss army style key chains, however it is kinda pricey.
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KakiDIY built our own 3D printer.
It was a Micromake Kit which runs off an Arduino board on a Delta design. It took us 4 hours in the span of 2 days to assemble it due to some modification required as there are mismatched parts and we are dashing in and out for our meetings.
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KakiDIY’s founder was interviewed on LIVE National Radio (Nasional1) on 26th August at 9:15am and it was a 45mins interview.
And later that day, appeared again on RTM 1 News section for a 15mins slot.
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Recently KakiDIY supported BarCamp Penang. It was an awesome event, we took back more than just great experience, learning and friendship. We took back the banners as souvenirs. As the banners are made out of good quality tarpaulin, we decided to make something out of it. Upcycling it into a tent would be simple and straightforward!
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These microbots looked familiar? You can easily see them in major toy stores. Here’s how you can make them using easily available household products.
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