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Workshop Video #36: Beers in Bunnie’s Workshop

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt7WVF5UfnA[/embed] Andrew 'Bunnie' Huang is a noted open source hardware designer, XBOX hacker, and architect behind the Chumby. He welcomed us into his personal workshop while we were in Singapore for a tour and a few cold Tiger Beers. First there's a tour of Bunnie's workshop that includes highlights like...

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Workshop Video #35: Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2012 report

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL-EwjlRgAs[/embed] Singapore's Mini Maker Faire had a bunch of unforgettable projects. Check out improvised instruments, PC-controlled toys, a Twitter controlled blimp, the banana piano, a DIY Aquaponics system, and a sling shot controlled Angry Birds clone. The Director of the Science Center Singapore shared his motivations for holding a Maker...

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Hackerspace Singapore visit

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Hackerspace Singapore posted some pictures from our visit, taken during our Global Geek Tour. Be sure to check out our full video report from Singapore on electronics shops, the hackerspace, local food, and more. Thanks to everyone at Hackerspace Singapore for hosting us. Every hackerspace is unique, and it is always...

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Behind the scenes Singapore trip

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Darell took these pictures during the making of the Singapore Geek Tour video. Check out the rest of the pictures on his Flickr photo stream. (more…)

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GLOBAL GEEK #34: Singapore markets and hackerspace

Friday, August 10th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hGQmvLHAqA[/embed] Visit the major electronics shops in Singapore, and get a guided tour of the Singapore hackerspace. This weekend we were in Singapore for the Maker Faire, so we took a day to do a geek tour. This kicks off the second season of our Global Geek Tours. We're super...

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Workshop Update for August 9th, 2012

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Today we spent a lot of our time editing the video we filmed on our Singapore Global Geek Tour. Bus Pirate Demo Board v5 SPI and I2C protocols are complete. All 4 devices (EEPROM, ADC, DAC, and PWM generator) are functional on both protocols. Today we started work on the...

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Workshop Update for August 8th, 2012

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Today we are flying back to the workshop from our Singapore Global Geek Tour. Expect a full report soon. We successfully added an SPI EEPROM emulator to our Bus Pirate Demo Board v5 firmware. We also had time to finish the SPI PWM generator, and the SPI DAC emulator. We...

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Global Geek Tour Singapore: Food

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

The food in Singapore was amazing. Here is a collection of food related pictures we took on the Singapore Global Geek Tour. First up, our favorite Japanese beef bowl (Guydon) place Yoshinoya has a location in Bugis junction! (more…)

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Global Geek Tour Singapore: At Sim Lim square

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Here are more pictures from our Singapore Global Geek Tour. The picture above is of the Sim Lim square entry. Follow the pics live with our twitter feed. More pics below the fold. (more…)

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Global Geek Tour Singapore: More parts at Koba Electronics

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Love these strips of parts at Koba electronics. Easy to browse. Great way to display. Never see it before. (more…)

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Workshop Update for August 6th, 2012

Monday, 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...

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Global Geek Tour Singapore: Koba Electronics shop

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Today we made one last trip back to Koba Electronics in Singapore's China town to pick up some gifts and goodies. Here's the latest pictures from our Twitter feed. They couldn't fit anything else in this shop if they tried. Very extensive selection of parts, especially connectors. If all goes...

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Singapore Maker Faire 2012: Cool stuff

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

A 3D-printed 3D printer. Sweet. Check out the pics below the fold. (more…)

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Singapore Maker Faire 2012: ‘Get your stuff made’ presentation

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

  Get Your Stuff Made presentation! Ian talked about the ways open source is currently manufactured, and outlined the package we send to Seeed Studio to start a new project. Power Point Open Office PDF   (more…)

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Singapore Maker Faire 2012: Robots!

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Robo-Buddies. There were lots of awesome robot projects. Check out the pics below the fold. (more…)

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Global Geek Tour Singapore: Updates from Singapore

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Today was our first day the Singapore Global Geek Tour. We visited some electronics shops, and had some chow. We'll make a full report when we get back, but in the meantime we posted some pics from today on our Tweeter feed. First stop was the Koba electronics shop pictured...

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WORKSHOP VIDEO #32: Zoom H1 v2 sound test and Singapore Maker Faire

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvSA__mBUoM[/embed] We got tired of using integrated cam mics for our videos so we bought a Zoom H1 v2 recorder ahead of our Singapore Maker Faire visit. This quick workshop video tests our new sound setup. In our previous Global Geek Tour videos we had to shout for anything to...

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Workshop Update for July 23rd, 2012

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Tickets are booked for the Singapore Maker Faire August 4 and 5. Ian will give a presentation at the Singapore Hackerspace on Friday around 5:30 before the regular pizza and beer night. We'll have videos of Singapore's electronics shops, the Hackerspace, Maker Faire, and more. Bus Blaster v3 and v4...

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