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Makers : the new industrial revolution

Author: Chris Anderson
Publisher: London : Random House Business Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If a country wants to remain economically vibrant, it needs to manufacture things. In recent years, however, many nations have become obsessed with making money out of selling services, leaving the real business of manufacturing to others. Makers is about how all that is being reversed. Over the past ten years, the internet has democratised publishing, broadcasting and communications, leading to a massive increase  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Anderson
ISBN: 9781847940650 184794065X 9781448136803 1448136806 9781847940667 1847940668
OCLC Number: 794296781
Description: viii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The invention revolution --
The new industrial revolution --
The history of the future --
We are all designers now --
The long tail of things --
The tools of transformation : four desktop factories --
Open hardware --
Reinventing the biggest factories of all --
The open organization --
Financing the maker movement --
Maker businesses --
The factory in the Cloud --
DIY biology --
Epilogue : the new shape of the industrial world --
Appendix. The 21st century workshop. Getting started with CAD ; Getting started with 3-D printing ; Getting started with 3-D scanning ; Getting started with laser cutting ; Getting started with CNC machines ; Getting started with electronics.
Responsibility: Chris Anderson.

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Now the same is happening to manufacturing - the world of things.Chris Anderson, bestselling author of The Long Tail, explains how this is happening: how such technologies as 3D printing and  Read more...

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Anderson is a sort of capitalist revolutionary, and Makers is the industrial chapter in a larger manifesto for the democratizing force of the internet. * Seven, Sunday Telegraphy * A fascinating and Read more...

 
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