Extroversion

Aliyun – Malaysia vs Singapore

I’ve been waiting for a decent cloud provider to provide a data centre in Malaysia for a while. And recently, Alibaba Cloud launched their data centre in Malaysia to some fanfare. So, I decided to take a look at their offerings. While their offerings are pretty nice when compared to Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

Taylor’s Engineering Fair 2013

I was invited to be an external judge at the Taylor’s Engineering Fair 2013 last week. I was assigned judging for their Capstone Project Prize, which is essentially a culmination of all the student’s knowledge. While most of the teams were quite okay, I was disappointed with several teams who Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

FPGA families overview

Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) is a type of hardware/logic programmable integrated circuit. It’s flexibility, speed and the increasing number of IP cores make it into a popular solution in embedded system. The selection of the FPGA core is important when designing a FPGA system. FPGA vendors divide their products Read more…

By chewchiruey, ago
Extroversion

FIRST LEGO League 2012

As in previous years, I participated in the Malaysia Open Championship of FLL as a judge. This year, I was promoted to head judge for the project judging and had to manage 8 judges judging 48 teams for the competition. As I have done several rounds of judging before, I Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

Physical Programming #3

Yesterday, I went to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in Bangi, to deliver a talk on physical programming. This is the third such talk that I have been delivering in various local universities, with the previous two at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS and Multimedia University. However, UKM is of note because of Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

Visual Diff

As an open source hardware shop, we have to contend with some serious limitations when it comes to source control tools. However, this person has come up with a way to do visual diffs of circuit schematics and PCBs using existing tools. All the we need to do is to Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

Village Base Station

Guess what? It’s powered by AESTE technology. Yeay! Shareable recently covered a group of residents of Jalalabad, Afghanistan who built their own open-source wireless network from junk and everyday household items. For the less-industrious yet DIY-inclined, the Village Base Station (pdf) is a low-power, easy to deploy tool developed by Read more…

By Shawn, ago
Extroversion

Coach & Grow

Seems like there is a new programme from Cradle – the only pre-seed fund available in Malaysia. They seem to only go after the serious entrepreneurs, which is a good thing. CGP Introduction View more presentations from cgpprogram Disclaimer: Cradle is an AESTE client. That said, I do think that Read more…

By Shawn, ago