Egyptian’s Revolutionary microbus

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Minifying is one of the greatest things technology does, Depreciating complex stuffs into simple things, Take a moment and think what if all the geeks and nerds world just lay out all the Algorithms in Mega without putting into consideration of space, weight and portability: there would be humongous Tech Hardware out in the world . Imagine Pulling a cart of just the Desktop ?

When we where kids watching cartoons and fantasy movies, oh wait! we still do. Taking an example of Doctor who’s Tardis, It is fascinating how he would  fit and hide a lot of technological  advancements in there from the real world.

Nothing on this earth stays hidden,  to be precise as we saw earlier this month  JARVIS come to life, enough of that Imagine a bus that fits all your Technology wants and needs!!

Cairo Hackerspace and Eshbok have joined together to set out on a road trip to more than 20 cities across Egypt with the Maker Express, a microbus converted into a mobile makerspace and equipped with educational tools and electronic gadgets such as a 3D printer, laser cutters, a small library and small robots! I know what you are thinking, childhood dreams! Attack!

The aim of this trip is to encourage locals and potential innovators to take the step and build their own innovative hubs. While the trip will mainly involve visiting established organizations such as schools, universities, makerspaces and, startups, Cairo Hackerspace and Eshbok will also be on the lookout for fledgling organizations and  lone makers and will be providing them with the needed support, resources and community connections to help them expand their projects.

The trip will include talks, workshops and training.  The talks will serve as an introduction for people about a completely new community to the Egyptian society. They will focus on explaining what the co-working movement is and how businesses and organizations can benefit from co-working values.In the training programs, students and inventors will learn how to use machines such as 3-D printers and fabrication supplies for their future projects. The educational environment of these workshops depends not only on the trainers, but on the participants themselves exchanging and sharing their knowledge.

As for the workshops, they will mainly focus on, well, how to talk to your garden. Well I am not kidding. The workshops will be focusing on how to monitor your garden via Internet of Things basics (IoT). This workshop will be taught by Hackerspace founder Tarek Ahmed, where he will teach you to program your own electronics, build and connect sensors and design a specialized dashboard to check on your plants and their progress from any device you please! Cool, Huh?

However, the main goal of the trip is to act as a meeting place for innovators in order to foster talks and create a community that will help each other grow and which will transform its members from just people with ideas to people with concrete projects. Cairo Hackerspace and Eshbok aim to inspire a culture of technical excellence and hands- on experimentation. So, jump on board!

Source Egyptian Streets

 

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