Geeking it out in the wild

Thursday, 25 May 2017

The New Paper Online

This was a report on Assistant Professor Andrew Quitmeyer from the Department of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who uses everyday technology to survive in some of the world’s most remote places. He will be featured in a new six-episode television series, Hacking the Wild, which premieres 31 May 2017 on Discovery Channel Southeast Asia. Asst Prof Quitmeyer is known as the world’s first digital survivalist, combining nature and technology to create gadgets that can help keep him alive. These innovations or “hacks” as he calls them include repelling devices, traps and even heating systems.

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Hacking the Wild premieres May 31at 9.55pm on Discovery Channel Southeast Asia.

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