Corona App

Were we the first to invent a COVID19 App?

By Pietro Mincuzzi / 13 May 2020 / 0 Comments

On January 25th 2020 we already had the COVID-19 tracing App drafted by TroubleMaker gurus.

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copper knitted fabric - full

Let’s kick away COVID-19 virus

By Pietro Mincuzzi / 7 April 2020 / 0 Comments

How we got here I was recently assisting an Italian company that produces special knitted fabric made with metal wire. When the COVID-19 pandemic started to hit hard, I had some conversation with them after a reputable academic paper caught my attention. The paper reports a study on stability and viability of SARS-CoV-2 on different surfaces. […]

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UV sterilization box

How to build a sterilising UV BOX

By Pietro Mincuzzi / 4 April 2020 / 0 Comments

Build a simple sterilisation box with general purpose components and minimal toll set.

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Drawing Gus narrow

Find a key resource in China in 2 hours

By Henk Werner / 31 March 2020 / 1 Comment

Today Marco, who’s working at a law firm, reached out to me with a request to help them find a key resource in China. He needs to find a capable party that is able to valuate an ongoing real estate project in Shenzhen for one of their customers. Marco is located elsewhere, and he turns […]

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How To Send Money to China Within 1 Hour

By Pietro Mincuzzi / 28 March 2020 / 0 Comments

This is the true account of a conversation occurred within Troublemaker Members on how to send money to China within 1 hour. Go here for the long story In brief: Thursday 2020-03-26 at 19:42 JY asks help about transferring petty cash to China PP provides the link to the solution At 19:55 JY registers with […]

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Minimal Universal Respirator

Minimal Universal Respirator

By Trouble Maker / 26 March 2020 / 0 Comments

In this post, we highlight the creation of a low-cost and easily reproducible emergency respiration device, designed with minimum material and using components accessible to many people worldwide. This is called a Minimal Universal Respirator, or MUR. Resuscitation doctors have validated the design, and it is being tested in collaboration with the AP-HP hospitals in […]

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Save the masks, and save yourself

By Pietro Mincuzzi / 22 March 2020 / 0 Comments

Using masks is a protection for the group more than for the individual, but lack of masks requires priorities and smart solutions.

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LotCovid world map

LitCovid is the best curated literature hub

By Trouble Maker / 22 March 2020 / 0 Comments

LitCovid LitCovid is an initiative of the National Center for Biotechnology Information which is part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. With LitCovid, they offer a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. According to their own claim, it is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing central […]

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Ventilator sketch

Specifications for simple open-source mechanical ventilator

By Trouble Maker / 20 March 2020 / 3 Comments

Julian Botta, Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Resident PGY-3Twitter: @julianbotta   The text of this post originates from this Google Doc and serves a purpose to make the information available to people who don’t have access to Google or to the specific Doc. For questions on the content, please reach out to the original author, Julian […]

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How to get access to Trouble Maker

By Trouble Maker / 19 March 2020 / 0 Comments

The Shenzhen authorities update the rules for access to public buildings and transportation regularly. Access to the Maker Center depends on those rules. At this moment, members of TroubleMaker can get access to Huaqiangbei International Maker Center after: 1) providing a declaration. For this purpose, I have created a questionnaire on the website. 2) showing […]

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