Meet with Facebook Myanmar sticker makers

Many Myanmar are happy today of using Myanmar Faceboook Stickers. It is the sticker to remind people not to say hate speech on Facebook platform. Hate speech fighting campaign is ran by a local NGO called MIDO, Myanmar ICT for Development Organization. They get connected with Facebook authorities and got agreed to make localized stickers for Myanmar Facebook users. A group of Myanmar youths of Thet Paing Kha, Zay Yar Win Htet and other three people are active volunteer in youth activities. MIDO found them and their talent. The group started a design house called Joosk. Now Joosk team got […]

First Translate-a-thon event by Google in Myanmar

Google today launched their new products, Google Translate and Myanmar Language feature in G-Mail. They said they have lots of plan to do for Myanmar. Especially they encouraged Myanmar people to create and publish as much Myanmar content as possible online. To make Google Translate have more exact result, we gonna have to input in Myanmar and English. Google have over 1B translated words and 90 different languages. Myanmar became the 90th language in Google. Some languages such as Chinese, Germany, Russia can be used for full features of Google Translate which are Conversation mode, Camera mode and hand writing […]

Passionate Myanmar tech students at Student Show 2015

Myanmar Student Show 2015 for Art and Science is happening in MICT Park, Yangon. National universities and private universities are participating at the show. Students from Universities such as Yangon Technology University, Yadanabon Cyber City University, Myanmar Maritime University, Myanmar Aerospace Engineering University, University of Computer Science from Yangon, Mandalay and other cities, etc. There were students from over 20 universities participated. Marine Engineer students from Myanmar Maritime University showing remote boat they created.  They showed what they developed. They have remote car, boat, drones for research and weather usage. They have social media websites, new software, 3D printer, design […]

The world leading design company comes Myanmar

How if a global leading design company comes Myanmar and meet local people who interest about design? There is an event tomorrow 6pm at Phandeeyar. The world top design company, Frog, will have a meet-up with local entrepreneurs in Yangon, Myanmar. Frog is a global design and innovation firm founded in 1969 by industrial designer Hartmut Esslinger in Mutlangen, Germany as “esslinger design”. Their current HQ exists in San Francisco, California. The company has grown to over 600 employees worldwide, with offices across the globe: San Francisco, Austin, New York City, Seattle, Munich, Milan, Shanghai, Singapore, Amsterdam, and Boston. They […]

Barcamp Yangon is tomorrow!

Barcamp Yangon is happening tomorrow. They invite you to attend opening ceremony at 8:30 am. It will take place at Conference Hall, MICT Park. Lots of great companies in Myanmar sponsor Barcamp Yangon every year. This year, we can see KBZ bank, Telenor, etc. sponsoring the event. There are only 10 rooms for this year event. One section can take 45 minute to share knowledge. What you cannot do is advertising your company or product for your profit. It is non-profit event and you can only share your idea and knowledge. You cannot sell your products either. it starts from […]

Phandeeyar Tech Workshops for CSOs

Phandeeyar is a new ICT Hub in Myanmar to foster local tech community, CSOs and independent media. They are having lots of training to train people from all parties. Their mission is to make them unit together in develop product and solution for people in Myanmar together. They are having lots of event and you can check more at www.facebook.com/phandeeyar. On early Feb, they are having training and workshop for CSOs. Phandeeyar invites any interested local Myanmar CSOs to participate in upcoming tech for social impact workshops as detailed below. Workshop Dates: February 7-8, February 17-18March 7-8, March 17-18Time: 9:30 […]

Barcamp Yangon 2015 is soon!

Have you ever been to Barcamp Yangon? It is the biggest barcamp in the world. BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences primarily focused around technology and the web. They are open, participatory workshop-events, the content of which is provided by participants. I have been participating in Barcamp Yangon since 2010. But I started talking on stage from 2011. This year, I will also be talking on social media, digital marketing and many other topics. I will be there for two days. It is happening on 31, Jan and 1, Feb, 2015. You can still register at http://www.barcampyangon.org/. It […]

Empowering rural population and women with tech

There is an exclusive event for women who are working in tech field in Myanmar. It is hosted by Geek Girls Myanmar. They have been doing lots of events and workshop for geek girls and this is an another event you might interest. Pwint Phyu Htun is a consultant at World Bank and worked in lots of giant companies such as HP, GSMA, etc. She worked in Silicon Valley and is having lots of knowledge and experience. You may have to learn from her.  Being a consultant with the CGAP/World Bank, Myanmar-American telecommunications executive, Pwint Phyu Htun is also advising […]

Learn about Mobile education and skills need to enter Mobile industry at MobileMonday Yangon event January

MobileMonday Yangon is having another event in next week Monday with the topic ‘Education through Mobile and skills for Mobile Industry’. It is quiet interesting. They invited Ko Thet Naing Swe, CEO of Joy Dash gaming app company. Joy Dash is Ooredoo incubated startup in Myanmar. Thet Naing Swe is a game app developer, entrepreneur and is one of the pioneer in Myanmar game app industry. When game tech in Myanmar changed to mobile, he and other companies such as Total Game Play Studio entered mobile gaming market. Before it, they were in desktop game market.In Game market, to create […]

An editor from The New York Times comes Yangon to share idea

Would you like to attend the even where an expert from a global leading news and media organization is coming to share his idea? There is a cool even for you. Someone from The New York Times is coming Yangon, Myanmar and sharing at SuleTech. The New York Times is a globally recognized news brand that has embraced digital media to keep up with the changing needs and habits of its readers. Tyson Evans leads this effort as the New York Times’ editor for newsroom strategy. At Phandeeyar, he’ll talk about what it’s like to work with developers and journalists […]