FAN2 Highlights Include Insane Rice Mosaic and Laser-Cut Metal Casting

FAN2 Highlights Include Insane Rice Mosaic and Laser-Cut Metal Casting

Members of many of the 20 Makerspaces in Taipei gathered at FAN2 (for the FabLab Asia Network conference) for a week of making, workshops, talks, and community building leading up to Maker Faire Taipei. Fablity Scooter While attending Fab10 in Barcelona, Kuramoto Yoshisuke was inspired by the Fab Car (a collaboration between... Read more »

By , 06/12/2015 @ 7:00 am

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OpenLab Taipei: Militant Making From Junk

OpenLab Taipei: Militant Making From Junk

I was lucky enough to visit OpenLab Taipei, one of the earliest Hackerspaces in Taipei. With rooms piled high with salvaged junk just waiting to be transformed into something fantastic, it was in direct opposition to the other organized Makerspaces, fab cafes, and fab labs I saw. It felt intensely disorganized, but extremely... Read more »

By , 06/11/2015 @ 8:00 am

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Taiwan's Executive Yuan Embraces the Maker Movement at FAN2

Taiwan’s Executive Yuan Embraces the Maker Movement at FAN2

With 15 Makerspaces and 5 classroom education focused labs (see the Taipei Maker’s Map for a evolving list), Taipei has a rapidly growing Maker culture, but still maintains a highly traditional educational system. However, that may be changing. During FAN2, the FabLab Asia Network‘s 2nd week-long conference that cumulated in Maker Faire Taipei, Taiwan’s Premier,... Read more »

By , 06/04/2015 @ 8:30 am

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Recent Advancements Improve 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals, Chocolate, and Hearts

Recent Advancements Improve 3D Printed Pharmaceuticals, Chocolate, and Hearts

3D Printing Pharmaceuticals Researchers in London are working on a way to 3D print pills. The shape and surface area of a pill are surprisingly important in how the drug is released into your system, so their idea is that specifically-shaped pills could meet a specific patient’s treatment needs. And futurists... Read more »

By , 06/02/2015 @ 11:56 am

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