10+ Great Resources for Making in Shenzhen

Visiting Shenzhen or working on a product? Check out these great resources for the maker community in Shenzhen!

Lab 0x0 Zero Makerspace in Shenzhen, China

One of Shenzhen's best makerspaces just got another revamp/new ownerships. Litchee Lab has become Lab Zero, as Lit Liao (廖丽婷), the owner, left to another project and the members have remade it into a collective space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrWQ-ptVpnU It's...

Funny Memes and Cartoons about Making

I actually committed a grave sin, and started collecting these just for fun, so I don't have attributions for some of these. If an image below is yours and you'd like attribution, please contact me at rsymotiuk at gmail.com to add that for you. If you'd like an image...

The US is not a leader of makers

Last week, we posted a new video about the Warsaw, Poland maker community not being able to find a space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwtLhsUd4Nc Poland isn't alone in failing to recognize and support makers. Check out this story below of a few folks complaining...

SnoCo Makers Expansion and Stuff

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...

Huaqiangbei Maker Tour and the Amazing Jim

UPDATE: Jim and ABI moved to a new space in Buji: Opposite (across the street) of 下水径 subway C exit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MspeSHtnrp8&t=6s Before I moved to Seattle last fall, my friend Hans and I were doing free makerspace tours in Shenzhen. It was...

SEGMaker makerspace in Shenzhen

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:...

In Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of Hardware

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....

Hanging with SnoCo Makerspace

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...

Falmouth University Researchers at Litchee Lab in Shenzhen

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...