Guest post: Airblock hovercraft ‘dance move’ project

  • Posted on June 30, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • By Erik
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This is a guest post by Airblock user, software developer and Code Club New Zealand volunteer and maker Ben Chartrand, originally posted on his blog LIFT.CODE.PLAY.  I recently received Makeblock Airblock. It’s a drone / hovercraft you can program using a Scratch-like language and I’ve been keen to create my first project. Took me a […]

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TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017: A vision for the future of robotics

  • Posted on June 28, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • By Erik
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On June 17-20th, the first ever TechCrunch: China conference took place in Shenzhen, at the Shekou I-Factory. The main reason for holding a company in Shenzhen in addition to the events previously held in Shanghai and Beijing is the booming tech scene in the city, which has gone on from producing electronic products for foreign […]

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Makeblock x TechCrunch Shenzhen 2017

  • Posted on June 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • By Erik
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TechCrunch, the leading online publication for news on all things related to technology and startups, first launched its twice-annual conference in China in 2013, in Shanghai and Beijing. This year, they’re expanding their reach to Shenzhen and the world of hardware startups, in partnership with Makeblock. This city, where Makeblock was founded and grew into […]

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