Posts Tagged: Open Source

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    Farewell, RepRapPro

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    In 2005 Adrian Bowyer, at the time an academic at the University of Bath, started working on the RepRap project, where he developed a series of prototypes of a low cost (almost) self-replicating FDM 3D printer. He retired from academic life in 2012 to be a full time director of the company RepRapPro Ltd., an… Read more »

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    Make LiV Yours

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    The makers’ approach to sharing information is radically different from that of guild craftsmen. Sharing for a maker isn’t a bad thing. It is a powerful tool to help people reach their goals; collective intelligence is an unlimited and irreplaceable resource. We are not saying that a maker can’t and shouldn’t aim at creating brands… 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 »