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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Raspberry Pi seems to be picking up in popularity, especially for Makers, Hobbyist and people who like to tinker and wanna explore new ways to create things.
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KakiDIY took up this challenge to convert simple, commonly available and usually thrown away Ice Cream sticks into a functional quadcopter frame.
Here’s the step by step guide of the entire journey.
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Recycling and Upcycling term had been used in KakiDIY’s posts a lot. And even we ourselves tend to get the terms wrong. So, this little infographic was created to clear up the confusion between these 2.
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