Takasu Masakazu has a great deal of experience at various Maker Faires in Asia, including Maker Faire Shenzhen, Maker Faire Singapore, Shanghai Maker Carnival, and others. He is now based in Shenzhen. His company Switch Science is among the most well known for maker tool platforms and DIY indie products in Japan. He wrote the book Ecosystem by Makers, which is well known in Japan.
How Asian Makers Unite During COVID-19 (Practices From Japan, Malaysia, and China)
The maker community has always been a supportive and safe harbor when something unexpected happens, like COVID-19. The community in Japan, Malaysia, and China have done many things to unite and stay strong mentally, also creating many projects of social value to give back to the society.
In this session you will hear some interesting projects of social value built by the community; learn about maker culture in Japan, Malaysia, and China; and hear different perspectives about "the new normal" maker lifestyle after COVID-19.