Jean Lievens: YouTube (26: 10) Open Hardware for the Environment – Cesar Harada from MakerBay

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Jun 16

Worth a Look: Makers – The New Industrial Evolution

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Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage tinkerers and enthusiasts is about to be unleashed, driving a resurgence of American manufacturing.  A generation of “Makers” using the Web’s innovation model will help drive the next big wave in the global economy, as the new technologies of digital design and rapid prototyping gives everyone the power to invent — creating “the long tail of things”.

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May 26

Worth a Look: Open Source Ecology

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Open Source Ecology is accelerating the growth of the next economy – the Open Source Economy – an economy that optimizes both production and distribution – while promoting environmental regeneration and social justice. We are building the Global Village Construction Set. This is a high-performance, modular, do-it-yourself, low-cost platform – that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines that it takes – to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

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May 13

Jean Lievens: Manufacturing Should Embrace Open Source

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Why I think Manufacturing Software should embrace Open Source

Andy at Phase2Automation

Reasons: quality, value for the customer, value for the integrator, ecosystem, talent.

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Apr 10