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Personal Fabrication

Personal sized fabrication devices have the ability to replace conventional manufacturing processes and distribute it into the home environment. A large group of these devices is known as 3-D printers, because they operate somewhat like printers, but by adding layer upon layer, can create three dimensional output products. As this technology advances, the range of […]

Hyperlocal Manufacturing

RESILIENT COMMUNITY: Forget Afghanistan, These are Needed in Detroit etc. Hyperlocal manufacturing is real. Think of it as one of the economic hearts of a thriving resilient community. It’s a revolution already in motion, as you can see in the rapid spread of hackerspaces. Connect these hackerspaces, and the communities they serve, with networks that […]