Global Geek Tour India: protoCentral shop tour

protoCentral is another open source hardware design studio we visited in Bangalore. They started out doing work for India’s military, building sensors and wireless gear. After using open hardware for some years himself, Ashwin decided to start distributing open hardware from SparkFun, Seeed Studio, and Arduino a few months ago. They are just now branching […]

Global Geek Tour India: Tenet Technetronics tour

In Bangalore we had a chance to visit Tenet Technetronics, an open source hardware designer and distributor. Cool thing about their office is that it’s entirely built by the development team. They designed and fabricated all the furniture and installations in their office. Tenent Technetroncis is selling open hardware like crazy, next year they hope […]

WORKSHOP VIDEO: Bangalore SP Road, hackerspace and open hardware manufacturers

This week the Geek Tour of India continues with a two day electronics tour of Bangalore. We visit the local hackerspace, some open hardware manufacturers, and the impressive SP Road electronics market. We start out at the Jaaga co-work center in central Bangalore, and meet up with 20 readers and forum members. The hackerspace is […]

GEEK TOUR INDIA: Mumbai’s Manish and Lamington Road markets

Our first stop on the Global Geek Tour of India is Mumbai. Originally we weren’t going to tour Mumbai, but some scheduling issues left us there for an extra day. This gave us this amazing opportunity to visit Manish and Lamington Road electronics markets in Mumbai. We started our Mubai adventure at the picturesque Mumbai […]

WORKSHOP VIDEO: Mumbai’s Manish and Lamington Road markets

Sorry: the post went live before we finished the video…Should be working in a second. Originally we weren’t going to tour Mumbai, but some scheduling issues left us there for an extra day. This gave us this amazing opportunity to visit Manish and Lamington Road electronics markets in Mumbai. Manish market has replacement parts for […]

GLOBAL GEEK TOUR: OS presentation in Bangalore, India

Giving a talk on open source hardware to a really generous audience at the Center for Internet and Society in Bangalore. Watch for live updates of our Global Geek Tour of India on twitter. If you hate the social media craze wait for it to pop on the blog.

Mumbai’s Manish Market on our Global Geek Tour of India

Here are the first images from our Global Geek Tour of India. This batch of images was taken at the Manish market in Mumbai. We are twitting the pictures as we take them, so tune in to our twitter account, or wait till we post them on the blog. Check out lots of pictures below […]

Video #42: Maker Faire New York sync gag full version

After we interviewed Cameron from Suspect Devices at Maker Faire, our friend Chris from Rocket Brand Studios cornered us for a recursive interview. The video is crowd sourced and we collected as much footage from bystanders as possible. A very short version of this unique event was included in “The New York Trip” video, but […]

VIDEO #41: New York Trip OHS, Geek Tour, Maker Faire 2012

New York Global Geek Tour 2012 is presented in the video above. We follow our fearless leader as he finds his place in the Big Apple. There’s food, toys, and geeks aplenty. The tour starts with the East Village food crawl. Watch a merry band of hackers battle good food and drinks. We hit Oh! […]

Global Geek Tour New York schedule

The New York Global Geek tour runs from September 26th (Wednesday) until the 30th (Sunday). If you’re in town for the Maker Faire or Open Hardware Summit and you’d like to join us for a tasty food crawl (Wednesday) or a tour of NYC electronics stores (Friday) please contact us for more info. Full schedule […]