Singapore, a tiny little island at the tip of Malay peninsula, is probably one of the world's most humid country. The average relative humidity (RH) level is 84.2% according to NEA, with thunderstorms occur on 40% of all days when RH can shot up to 100%. As you may wonder how does this relate to … Continue reading The battle against moisture
Maker Faire to me was a carnival to enjoy on the web. Being mostly held in the US area, I'm simply denied the luxury of attending it. So when I received a news letter from sgbotic.com about their promotions during Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2012, I'm stunned. It is a day to remember, 4th August 2012, that … Continue reading A pilgrim trip to Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2012
In Singapore where hobbyist are generally understood as Gundam models collectors or Tamiya cars racers, Sim Lim Tower is probably the only market place for electronics lovers. With four stories of retro-style retail shops which essentially selling the same vintage, it never fails to bring me back to the good old days. I sometimes do … Continue reading Shopping bag
Watching EEVBlog is extremely dangerous. Underneath Dave's "overly enthusiastic style" there is electronics porn that I absolutely have no immunity to. Especially after seeing his tear down of Rigol DS1052e digital oscilloscope, I am totally poisoned. Thanks to the hardworking of Chinese engineers this once high-end professional equipment now only cost a friction of their … Continue reading New workbench setup
This is a back dated post to celebrate the arrival of my Raspberry Pi. Delivered on 7th May 2012 from element14 Singapore. This is the device that revived my hobby of DIY electronics, after so many years of dull programming job. Thanks Eben and the Raspberry Pi foundation !