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Freeplay @ Makers Playground

Submitted by Anupama Prakash (@anugowda) (proposing) on Wednesday, 4 February 2015

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Technical level: Beginner

Abstract

To toy with your ‘Maker’ quotient

Outline

A two-day specially designed buildathon modeled around ‘free-play’: This is for the free-spirited, willing to explore, walk the busy streets of makers paradise (SPRoad, Shivajinagar, K.R.Market etc) sourcing material to explore their creativity for building things that break stereotypes. (On 24 and 25th from 10 AM to 4.30 PM)

Requirements

Local transport, a few hundred rupees, a bag to source objects of interest, your favourite tools and last but not least comfortable work clothes.

Speaker bio

Pavan Kumar, Founder/CEO of Workbench Projects has his Masters in Mechanical Engineering with his thesis in Design Process and Optimization from Clemson University, USA. He has extensive work experience working on industrial grade RP Machines which he acquired while working for 3D Systems, USA. He has also worked as a Software Engineer (Software Testing) for NTT Data, USA. After returning to India in 2012 he has worked for an educational products and services company as Head of Products and Communication to develop one of the company’s flagship product called “NumberNagar,” a mathematics laboratory for students between 3rd to 8th Grade.

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