Last week, we posted a new video about the Warsaw, Poland maker community not being able to find a space. Poland isn’t alone in failing to recognize and support makers. Check out this story below of a few folks complaining about a makerspace and the city running them off. This was a space that only added … More The US is not a leader of makers
I got a new day job recently, so I’ve spent last week playing Metal Gear Solid instead of….most anything else. I did manage to get out of the house and spend some quality time at my local makerspace, SnoCo Makers. I took this awesome class on using the Xbox Kinect or photography to do 3D … More SnoCo Makers Expansion and Stuff
Before I moved to Seattle last fall, my friend Hans and I were doing free makerspace tours in Shenzhen. It was super popular and was actually a big inspiration for me to start Renegade Maker. Our biggest tour by far was the Huaqiangbei tour. We had about 30 people, which is crazy. I got lost INSIDE SEG … More Huaqiangbei Maker Tour and the Amazing Jim
Last month, I revisited a favorite makerspace of mine, SEGMaker in Shenzhen. My friend Yee Ping is involved in running the space, and the coolest part is that it is in the SEG electronics market building. Watch the video here: I think it gets funded from the Shenzhen government, which has paid out millions to … More SEGMaker makerspace in Shenzhen
Hey guys, I’m currently in Shenzhen (though I took off to Thailand for Chinese New Year) to catch up with some maker friends. I did a little video here about my trip so far, with some tips for visiting Shenzhen.
I was really lucky to hang out at SnoCo Makerspace and talk to the founder. I’m not sure if it is because they are nonprofit, or have a lot of Boeing/aerospace folks, or they are outside of the dreaded Seattle Freeze zone, but they have been really friendly. I’ve already taken some fun classes on … More Hanging with SnoCo Makerspace
Last March 2016, we joined a fantastic event at Litchee Lab in the High-Tech Park area of Shenzhen. Litchee Lab is a new maker space that’s frankly amazing inside, complete with a fancy coffee area and woodworking shop. The British visitors came from Falmouth University, doing a research project on makerspaces in Shenzhen. This will … More Falmouth University Researchers at Litchee Lab in Shenzhen