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Tradition, History, and Technology at Maker Faire Beijing

Tradition, History, and Technology at Maker Faire Beijing

Beijing is a historical city, but its makers focus on innovation and creation in technology and craftsmanship.

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Is Manufacturing in China Right for Your Product?

Is Manufacturing in China Right for Your Product?

China may seem like the obvious answer to your mass production needs, but there’s some things you should consider before you commit.

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Innovation and Tradition Blend at the First Beijing Mini Maker Faire

Innovation and Tradition Blend at the First Beijing Mini Maker Faire

Exhibits at the Beijing Mini Maker Faire blend traditional Chinese handicrafts and the latest in technological innovation.

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Makeblock: A Construction Set for the 21st Century

Makeblock: A Construction Set for the 21st Century

Makeblock founder, Jasen Wang, talks about the growing role of the Maker Movement in China.

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Animatronic Chinese Lion Puts Robotic Spin on Traditional Dance

Animatronic Chinese Lion Puts Robotic Spin on Traditional Dance

This large robotic lion dances at a Chinese trade show. It was built by Russell Cameron of DAGU Electronics.

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How Maker Faire Found Its Way to Shenzhen

How Maker Faire Found Its Way to Shenzhen

In 2010, China’s first makerspace, XinCheJian (which means “new workshop”), opened its doors in Shanghai. A year later, the Shanghai Science and Technology Commission proposed the Chinese Makerspace Initiative, where the government would fund the building of 100 “Innovation Houses,” each at least roughly 328 square feet and equipped with lathes, saws, drills, milling machines, […]

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