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Makerspace Thailand: Enabling Simple Innovation

James Johnson Innovation

Among all of our discoveries in Southeast Asia, one has been consistent: this is a region of simple, hands-on innovation. From using one engine to propel everything from a boat to a tractor, to repurposing everything from old tires to fallen bombshells, the people of Southeast Asia find simple solutions to real world problems. It was this culture that inspired …

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Christchurch Rebirth through Creativity & Innovation

James Johnson Innovation

On February 22, 2011, a 6.3 magnitude aftershock from a series of previous earthquakes hit the Canterbury region of New Zealand toppling buildings, compromising structures, injuring over 1,500 individuals, and claiming 185 lives. We saw the stories of the devastating earthquake unfold from a TV screen in Melbourne, Australia as we were about to catch…