Following FAN2 conference, Maker Faire Taipei 2015 took place at Huashan 1914 Creative Park on the weekend of May 30th to 31st. At the park entrance, you can see a Maker Faire Logo made by steel. And just before entering main area, another gate showed up. The main area is divided into 3 sub-areas: MakerFair, Fusionera and…Details
With so many things happening every day, this week has gone by incredibly fast. The fifth and last day of FAN2 is finally here, setting a sentimental mood for the last round of Fablab presentations. Below are some interesting tidbits of the day. Fablab Hamamatsu Mr. Takemura Takashi set up a small lab in his…Details
As we sat in for more lab reviews this morning, I realized that I was not bored because today’s talks highlighted a different aspect of fabrication. Often we make something because we have a practical use for it, or we just want to play with it. However, Fablab Dynamic and Makerbar Taipei make things designed to address a social or…Details
Sorry that this is a late post because we are getting busier and busier at the very fast-paced conference. On the stage today, Mai presented about Fablab Saigon. She shared Fablab Saigon’s current status, direction and what it will look like in near future after renovation. We received good compliments from the audience afterwards. Check…Details
On the second day at FAN2, we met so many interesting people who come from different Fablabs all around Asia. Lab Review session started at 9:15am; each lab is given 15 minutes for their presentation. Fablab Taipei Ted – Fablab Taipei Director – was the first to present. Fablab Taipei is a non-profit and has various projects…Details
Ni hao! We are finally here in Taiwan, a beautiful country. Its wide road-side pavements make a nice change from Vietnam. The rainy season is in this month so most people need to carry their own umbrella. Taiwan has great public transportation system, especially Metro (MRT) and High Speed Rail. We mostly use MRT to travel around…Details
So here we are, we just started the renovation of our space! We have been working on this plan for months now, pushing it back since the Tet (february 2015). On this occasion, I want to share with you the story of the mastermind behind it, Xuan, and give you an update on our plans.…Details
Yesterday our Indiegogo campaign to raise fund for attending the Second Fablab Asia Network Conference (FAN2) finally concluded. It achieved above and beyond what we could have hoped for, and that is only possible because of the amazing support and generosity from our friends, colleagues, family as well as their friends. Only 3 more days till FAN2 officially kickstarts, do…Details
If you came to FabLab Saigon in the past few months, you might have met Nicolas. He was then working on the clockbot project. Check the video below to see it in action, and read on below to learn more about Nicolas and the project.
Today is a special day because of many “firsts”. This was our first Arduino Day, first whole-day event since the founding of Fablab Saigon, first time having an Arduino cake (thanks Hoang Anh for this yummy idea!) and first time receiving that many visitors in just a day.