Tinker Spark's and it's members technology showcased and featured in media. 


Amazon & Instructables Voice activated challenge Grand Prize

Winner of Voice activated challenge by Amazon & Instructables for my smart mirror prize. The smart mirror was created using a one way mirror film (often used in police interrogation rooms) and integrating up-cycled materials such a computer desktop monitors, an old laptop motherboard etc. Full project available here:

HackSpace Magazine Featured project

An earlier prototype of my Smart Mirror which was powered by a Raspberry-Pi had a 2 page feature on the ‘top projects’ section on Hackspace Magazine (Raspberry-pi’s official magazine) Issue 5. You can read the pdf or purchase the paperback at this link: . The article on my project is on page 12 and 13.

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Star Network TV's competition "Star young achiever's awards" robotics judge

I was a mentor and a judge for all the contestants in the robotics and innovation category international TV-Show Star Young Achiever awards. Originally aired on international Tv June 2018.

Vulcan Post Publication’s interview & article

Vulcan post did a full length interview and article about how I have been participating in ‘DIY’ and the ‘Maker movement’ since the age of 13, teaching kids robotics while serving my national service, and projects I have made and am working on.
Read the full article at

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ZaoBao Newspaper Feature

I was featured by ZaoBao Newspaper (Singapore’s #1 Chinese newspaper) for my Tool-Changing 3D printer (Full Build Guide available here) and award-winning smart mirror.

Conference Presentations

I have been invited and spoken at events and conferences in Singapore such as IOTAsia, Campus Party, Maker Faire, and IIT Alumni events.

Some of my talks can be viewed on my YouTube channel:

Other misc media coverage