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Fab Lab Oita (V.0.0) Institute for HyperNetwork Society Oita Prefecture/City Population: 1.2M / 0.4M
Institute for HyperNetwork Society Origin: 1985 – COARA Grass-root citizens making Virtual Community Est. 1993, to build better Information Society Led by Shumpei Kumons vision on Information Society HyperNetwork Conference – 1990 to 2013 Speakers: Howard Rheingold, Kevin Kelly, Mitch Kapor, Dave Farber, Albert Bressand, Artur Serra, Anthony Townsend, Joi Ito, Jun Murai, Daniel Kaplan, Anders Comstedt, Gerri Sinclair, and more
Working partners Local Government of Oita Prefecture Oita Prefectural College of Art & Culture ….and YOU!
Our Workspace & Events - Today
Coming Events: Aug 31 Social Fab Conference 2013 in Tokyo What kind of Society and Culture are we going to build_ Hiro Tanaka Laurent Ricard Peter TroxlerShumpei Kumon
Sep 1-2 BBC 2013 – Nurturing the Social city, College of Art and Culture Fab Festival: Workshops and Demos for kids
1 st Fab Faire in Oita, next week, open to Citizens
Making Laser Cutter out of Printer/Scanner & DVD-writer Building cheap low power laser cutter out of an old printer/scanner, a broken DVD writer, an old power brick, an Arduino Uno, 2 Easy Drivers, AixiZ laser housing, and wood scraps. The laser safety goggles were the most expensive purchase and cost more than all the other parts together. The device should be able to cut dark paper and foam.
Oita Prefectural College of Art & Culture Fusion of conventional art and new digital skills
New product design course w/3D printer
Our targets Schools: educators and students Local SMEs Senior Citizens Mobile Fab Lab – to reach all citizens of the region
Our Dream Project Build Fab Lab House ourselves – Open design, open construction – Many workshops can be included – Eco-design built-in – Small, appropriate size and design – Copied, moved, transplanted, modified …