Posts Tagged: community

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    What you should know about FAB12

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    From the experience of Neil Gerhsenfeld and his popular course “How to Make (Almost) Anything“, in 2002 the first Fab Lab was born. Fab Lab is short for fabrication laboratory, a workshop where things are manufactured, but also for fabulous laboratory. Gershenfeld has taken the fab Lab cultureĀ  around the world, helping local populations solve… Read more »

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    I Like To Make Stuff – YouTube

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    Who are the makers? The maker is an enthusiastic hobbyst who gradually becomes part of a community of people who share the same interests. More and more he moves out of his field of competence, learning new skills thanks to the knowledge shared among the maker community. Once upon a time people had to apprentice… Read more »

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    New Research Study: 7 Stats from 100,000 Crowdfunding Campaigns

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    A recent phenomenon made possibile by the Internet is crowdfunding, literally financing by the masses. This process allows an enterpreneur to present his own project on specialized websites (e.g. Kickstarter, Indiegogo, FundedByMe or RocketHub), asking the community for financial support. The community might be made up of people who are interested in participating in the… Read more »

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    A New Protection

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    A New Protection: the Context A patent gives you exclusive rights to produce and sell that invention for a number of years; no one else can make money off of it without your permission. But lately, some people in the maker movement have concluded that this strategy – in a dynamic and distributed context –… Read more »