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Madlab Raspberry Pi Workshop in Korea

Last month, Madlab’s Hwa Young and Dave Mee ran a Raspberry Pi workshop in Anyang, South Korea.

I gave an introduction to MadLab and Manchester for the first half, and Dave ran a hands-on Raspberry Pi and Scratch workshop in the latter.

Most people in Korea only know Manchester for its football (mostly because of Park Ji-Sung), so I started with some background about Manchester’s industrial heritage and the creative digital industry in my talk. There has been a parallel movement within Korea to start and run hacker/makerspaces in the past few years, evident from the number of spaces running under a make and share model. MakerFaire Korea will also run for the second time this weekend (1st June).


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