Industrial Revolution

Ein sehr feiner Artikel in der Februar Ausgabe des Wired beschreibt das Zusammenspiel von Prototyping mit neuen 3D Printern (Makerbot z.B. für unter $ 1000.- erhältlich), Kleinsterzeugern in Fernost ( und Crowdsourcing. Faszinierend welche Welten sich hier auftun, z.B. mit dem ersten Open Source Auto.

Here’s the history of two decades in one sentence: If the past 10 years have been about discovering post-institutional social models on the Web, then the next 10 years will be about applying them to the real world. This story is about the next 10 years…


…A garage renaissance is spilling over into such phenomena as the booming Maker Faires and local “hackerspaces.” Peer production, open source, crowdsourcing, user-generated content — all these digital trends have begun to play out in the world of atoms, too. The Web was just the proof of concept. Now the revolution hits the real world. In short, atoms are the new bits…


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Erhard Wimmer

Master of Desaster