In Bangalore, if people had ideas, they did not have a space that would nurture it, with tools, machinery and mentors the 3 fundamentals for someone to practice making and building stuff
Today I speak with Anupama Gowda the co-founder of Workbench projects - the very first maker's space in Bangalore . its a facility for makers, tinkerers, artists, engineers & anyone with an inspired spirit to tap into their imaginations and make something that’s amazing
In this conversation, she talks about getting started in her dads' garage. Anu also talks about her favourite projects. Being involved in the Hyperloop India project. Exciting details of a maker fair event in November which you can go to. Advice on how to get your ideas to the prototype stage. What keeps Anu awake at night & much much more so please enjoy the show
in this conversation, we also talk about:
- A project using tidal wave energy for domestic use
- Thoughts on Hyperloop is it hype? or for real?
- Details of maker fair and how you can go (see links)
- Building amazing things with wood!
- A project using the first electronic stethoscope
- Her dad supporting her madness
- Arts background
- Working with Colonel Vinod - ex-Paratrooper & international hockey player!
- Favourite pieces of Art
- Working with Tamil children to produce digital fabricated puppet show
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