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With Pokémon GO becoming a new craze, @HereEast decided that it’s time to revisit a few makers, thinkers and inventors, who are looking at how virtual and augmented content can be developed.

Let’s take a look at four people who are in the process of making new technologies that capture our imagination in new ways…

@HereEast #MakerMonday with virtual and augmented reality specialists!

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Let’s rejig your memory. You may remember a few of these guys who @HereEast has spoken to in the past.

Joe Ryan is the founder of VRGO, a virtual reality …

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Let’s flash back to the 80s, a particularly forward-thinking decade, when tech like the Walkman and other gaming devices were becoming mainstream and accessible. This period of time was also a ground-breaking moment for musicians, with the birth of the TR-808: generator of the booming kick drum in hip hop, the Miami bass sound and electronic music of the 80s.

This week @HereEast caught up with a couple of documentary makers to find out more about the first programmable drum machine, the Roland TR-808, and how they celebrated 808day (8th August), which is a special day for all Roland fans around …

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Over the last 18 months @HereEast have been interviewing a bunch of people who live in this ‘Internet of Things’ bubble. These leaders and creators have worked hard and made all sorts of beautiful devices, just to get us away from staring at screens and get us looking at objects instead!

This week you’re in for a treat because @HereEast are giving you a mash up of their past interviews with these IoT experts, makers and leaders of thought! Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast #MakerMonday: IoT Special

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In this week’s special, you’ll find …

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This week @HereEast interview the Co-Founder of a start-up who is on a mission to simplify big complicated tools in factories, which can actually be miniaturised.

Since setting up their company in 2015, Alex and Ben have been on a mission to demystify and shrink down these expensive factory processes. Their latest invention, the FormBox, is a compact vacuum former which makes beautiful things quicker than a 3D printer. FormBox was funded on Kickstarter with incredible support raising $588,775!

Let’s take a look at…

@HereEast interview Makyu #MakerMonday with Alex Smilansky

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Alex tells @HereEast that …

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As you sit on your mobile phone, tablet or computer reading this week’s #MakerMonday post, just have a think how long you’ve owned that device in front of you…

With new devices and electronics being more accessible than ever, we now live in a world where we have grown to waste and discard our products faster than ever! Instead of throwing away that iPhone with a cracked screen and buying a new one, why don’t we learn how to fix it?

This week @HereEast are revisiting an interview from last year with a London-based social enterprise and charity who are encouraging people …

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