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WORKSHOP VIDEO: Tokyo Hackerspace new Shibuya location tour

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BncntLpdiAw[/embed] Tayken, from the forum and the Akihabara video, takes us on a tour of Tokyo Hackerspace's new location. The shop was in a frenzy preparing for the Tokyo Maker Faire during our filming.

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At Tokyu Hands shop in Tokyo

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Ian takes a tour of the Tokyu Hands shop during his Tokyo Maker Faire visit. Pictured above are some basic electronic kits and LEDs.  More pics below the fold. (more…)

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HOW-TO VIDEO #09: Visit Akihabara Electric Town

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DHX2FruBog[/embed] Akihabara is a giant neighborhood of electronics stores in Tokyo, Japan. This weekend we explored the markets with Tokyo Hacker Space on the first leg of our Global Geek Tour. The SEG Electronics Market in Shenzhen is definitely bigger, but Akihabara is a lot easier to get to. We...

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