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Exhibition at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park features Taiwanese director Chi Po-Lin

Award-winning Taiwanese film director Chi Po-Lin, best known for his documentary films on Taiwan’s natural beauty and environmental protests through aerial photography, was killed in a helicopter crash in Hualien, Taiwan on Saturday (June 10). The current exhibition about Chi Po-Lin (1964-2017) at Taipei’s Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (No. 4 Warehouse) centers on the topics of Taiwan’s past environmental movements and Taiwan’s natural scenery. The exhibition featuring the director’s works currently displayed at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei bears a reflected, historical witness to the environmental movements of the past several decades through the camera lens of Taiwanese director Chi Po-Lin. Information: 24 June 2017 to 11 July 2017 The Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (No 4. Warehouse) Taipei City, Taiwan Visiting hours Monday – Thursday: 9:00 – 18:00 Friday – Sunday: 9:00 – 21:00 http://www.songshanculturalpark.org/en/ No.133, Guangfu South Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan   The easiest way to get there is to travel by Taipei MRT. Metro Take the Banqiao Line (Blue Line) to the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall Station, and take Exit …

2017 Taipei Children’s Arts Festival at Bopiliao Historic Block

2017 Taipei Children’s Arts Festival’s interactive art exhibition July 1 – August 6 10:00 to 17:30 every day (closed on Mondays) Free Bopiliao Historic Block in Taipei’s Wanhua District Check out the Festival program here. http://www.tcaf.taipei/ Taipei Children’s Arts Festival is one of Taipei’s most popular summer holiday events held annually for 5-12 year olds. The festival celebrates art and creativity with free exhibitions, interactive performances and workshops running from Friday June 30 to Sunday August 6. This year, the 18th Taipei Children’s Arts Festival features interactive installations at the Bopiliao Historical Block in Taipei’s Wanhua District as well as workshops and performances in other art spaces in Taipei city. Here are some of the photos that I took when I visited the Bopiliao Historical Block on Saturday morning July 1.  

Top 10 Tech Events in Taiwan in 2017

COMPUTEX 2017 Organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association(TCA) is the world’s leading B2B ICT/IoT (Internet of Things) trade show. PyCon Taiwan 2017 PyCon Taiwan is an annual convention in Taiwan for the discussion and promotion of the Python programming language. COSCUP 2017 Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Promoters, COSCUP is an annual conference held by Taiwanese Open source community members since 2006. 5 August – 6 August, 2017. College of Social Sciences, National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan. Hacks In Taiwan Conference, HITCON  25 August – 26 August, 2017. Academia Sinica Humanities & Social Sciences Building, Taipei Data Science in Taiwan Conference 2017 9 November – 12 November, 2017. Academia Sinica, Taipei SITCON 2017 Student’s Information Technology Conference, SITCON  18 March, 2017. Academia Sinica, Taipei MOPCON 2017 Mobile Open Platform Conference  International Convention Center Kaohsiung(ICC Kaohsiung) eCommerce Expo Asia 2017 Organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council, Taiwan Internet and E-Commerce Association  September 28-30, 2017 Taipei World Trade Center TWTC Exhibition Hall 1 Taipei International Logistics & IOT Exhibition 6 September – 9 September, 2017. Taipei World Trade Center …

PyCon Taiwan 2017 Highlights

PyCon Taiwan 2017 Humanities and Social Science Building (HSSB), Academia Sinica 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang Taipei, Taiwan Conference Days Friday, June 9 – Sunday, June 11, 2017. The 2017 PyCon Taiwan in Taipei is one of the most exciting tech conferences in Asia. The 3 day conference event organized by Python communities in Taiwan took place on 9th to 11th of June at Academia Sinica, Taipei. The conference event, along with tutorials and sprints organized before and after the conference, attracted over 1,000 developers, scientists, students, and researchers from Python communities across the globe. PyConTW 2017 keynote speakers: Hsuan-Tien Lin, Appier Andrew Godwin, Django core team Carol Willing, Python Software Foundation Russell Keith-Magee, Django Software Foundation https://tw.pycon.org/2017/en-us/ https://www.facebook.com/pycontw https://hackfoldr.org/pycontw2017/ https://issuu.com/381529/docs/python_brochure_______python_______ (The Taiwan Python Community Brochure) Favorite talks from PyCon Taiwan 2017: KKBOX/KKStream engineer Ironhead Chuang’s talk on generative adversarial networks. Ironhead’s slides. Taipei Ethereum Meetup co-founder Liangcc’s talk on PoW Proof of Work, PoS Proof of Stake. Liang’s slides. Director of the Python Software Foundation Carol Willing’s keynote speech on education. Carol’s slides. Highlights from PyCon Taiwan 2017: …