#KakiRepair is a Movement to encourage people to fix their own stuff* rather than just throwing them away.
Concept is simple, communities bring in the items needed to be fixed, everyone will diagnose it together (with the help of DIY Gurus) and You will learn what’s the problem and how to fix it and…. you guessed it, you will fix it with the tools available at the KakiRepair workshops**.
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KakiDIY’s founder Johnson Lam was interviewed by TM Info Media (Yellow Pages) and here’s the article:
Johnson Lam of Kaki DIY tells Yellow Pages Malaysia why DIY culture matters.
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The Star Online 10th April 2017
The maker movement is slowly but surely growing in Malaysia with more DIY communities coming together.
EGG cartons and ice-cream sticks were just some of the stuff three students from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) needed to make a working drone.
The DIY drone, powered by a motherboard and motor from an unused drone, lifted off the ground to cheers from the crowd.
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KakiDIY was honoured to be given a chance to speak in UiTM Shah Alam’s Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Sharing the journey of making things out of junks and turning them into educational programmes, starting startups, TV shows and etc.
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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