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11th June 2015 | By:

Literature Censorship in China

I recently attended a talk by Professor Michel Hockx, Director of the SOAS China Institute, titled ‘Inside The Great Firewall: Internet Literature in China'[1]. I didn’t know exactly what to expect, and part of the intrigue was understanding more about China’s online ‘world’, less from a technical perspective, and more from an everyday life one. I probably have… Continue

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9th June 2015 | By:

Wonderful Cuba

We spent this years holidays in Cuba, one of the most extraordinary, weird and friendly country we’ve ever visited. It is one of the most beautiful places on the Caribbean and definitely one with the most interesting history. Before we went to Cuba, we’ve read a lot of blog posts and articles about this country. In… Continue

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6th June 2015 | By:

3D Printers [PART 1 – Selecting a Printer]

The advance of 3D printing has not only opened doors in manufacturing, making previously "impossible" designs now possible, but it has revolutionised prototyping. Designers can now quickly and easily bring their CAD designs to life, allowing them to test mechanisms, better gauge the actual size of the product, and test how it feels to hold… Continue