Rockets Xia is the co-founder of Mushroom Cloud makerspace and one of the first batch of senior makers in the community in China. He created a desktop 3D printer called DreamMaker in 2013. He is an active speaker to promote maker culture and is a very welcomed coach at many junior robotics/maker competitions.
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.