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Akila's Fab Academy journey


About me

Hello, I'm Akila, a 30-year-old and mom of a toddler. I work in a non-profit organization called NISH in Trivandrum under the Ministry of Social Justice, Government of Kerala. My job is to match individuals with any disability with the right technology.

Read more Jan 17, 2018
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Week 1 - Brainstorming ideas for the final project

The conundrum is in choosing the right balance between doing something that's useful and that's doable in the limited time provided for Fablab academy. So I have decided to start with a few ideas and choose the most viable one as I learn more in the Academy.

Read more Jan 18, 2018

Week 2 - Project management: HTML and Gitlab

Experiencing the power of collaboration via Gitlab and of expressing myself through a webpage

Read more Jan 24, 2018

Week 3 - Computer-aided designing: 2D and 3D

Learning my way through GIMP, Inkscape, Autocad, Fusion 360.

Read more Feb 2, 2018

Week 4 - Computer-controlled cutting

Learning how to control the vinyl cutter and laser machines from the computer.

Read more Feb 18

Week 5 - Electronics production

Learning to mill a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and solder components on it.

Read more Feb 26