HACKADAY PRIZE WORLDWIDE : MAKER’S ASYLUM NEW DELHI

Hacker spaces are on the rise in India, a development that really excites me. When I helped co-found India’s first, community Hacker Space – Maker’s Asylum – in Mumbai, things were pretty lonely. And this was less than 2 years back in 2013 November. Last month, we opened New Delhi’s latest, and the Maker’s Asylum’s second space.

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HACKADAY PRIZE WORLDWIDE : NEW DELHI KICAD + SHOW AND TELL

While Mumbai and Bengaluru have an active and large hacker community, New Delhi, India’s capital, seems to have leapfrogged ahead when it comes to hackerspaces – four at last count. So when the latest one in town, Maker’s Asylum, opened it’s doors last month, we decided to put together a hacker congregation to bring the community together and introduce them to the Hackaday Prize.

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Maker’s Asylum Is a Community Maker Studio in Mumbai That Needs Your Help

A maker space allows just about anyone to become a product entrepreneur, making prototypes with the tools at hand, but unfortunately, the Asylum might be shutting down soon. Until now, it was sponsored by a design school, but it has to find new funding by the end of this month.

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For Godrej, future runs through this innovation cell

In an industrial area in a Mumbai suburb, Godrej Appliances is attempting to reinvent itself. More than 25 electronic engineers, designers, business strategists and coders were 'hacking' their way to new products over the weekend using 3D printers and power tools, part of a new innovation drive at the appliancesmaker.

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10 reasons why you must join a makerspace – or create one yourself

The worlds of art and engineering, hobbyists and professionals, come together effectively in the maker movement. Maker communities and hackathon events are springing up in increasing numbers across India, though a lot more could be done to dovetail this movement with initiatives such as Startup India, Skill India and Make in India.

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Robotics, Woodwork, 3D Printing & More – 10 Places for Creative People to Build, Innovate, Invent

Makerspaces are collaborative work areas with tools and equipment where people interested in innovation and invention can come together to design, build, create, and engineer. It is open to all, irrespective of age, educational qualifications or gender.

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