Shenzhen Hua Qiang Bei market visit report

Our mission to Shenzhen, China was two fold. We wanted to walk and map the huge Huaqiangbei electronics wholesale market. For a more in-depth review of the market check out our previous Global Geek Tour of Shenzhen, China. All our projects are built with parts from this market, understanding it better helps us reduce cost […]

Workshop Update for August 6th, 2012

Today we continued our Global Geek Tour of Singapore with Kobe electronics shops. Check out our prize in the picture above. We modeled, and rendered the Sick of Beige v2 case for today’s 3D model post. The Bus Pirate Demo Board v5 firmware continues to move along, with PWM generator implementation now nearly completed.

Workshop Update for July 31st, 2012

Tomorrow we’ll post a tutorial about designing your own custom laser cut acrylic case, then it’s off to Singapore for a Global Geek Tour of the electronics markets and hackerspace. Check for live tweets from the market tour on Friday, and Maker Faire coverage all weekend. Worthy tweets will be moved to the blog for […]

Free PCB: guess where @dangerousproto is going with @Finnair winners

If you guessed we flew Finnair to Seoul, South Korea to visit Yongsan, you were right! We’re scouting the location before we take a bigger group later in the Fall to make our Global Geek Tour video. This place is a whole different beast than Akihabara. Lots of pictures and some rough video will be […]