A landmark legal decision makes it possible for everybody to make their own, untraceable assault rifles at home. What now?
Have you ever had to replace a whole computer for NO real reason? Look at this project then.
Making shouldn’t be anything new, but the maker movement is pretending otherwise. Or so they said. Are YOU sure?
A couple of weeks ago I attended the Swatantra’17 conference in Trivandrum, Kerala, and came back with a lot of food for thought.
A couple of weeks ago I gave a talk at the Swatantra17 conference in Trivandrum, Kerala, about “Open, Digital DIY manufacturing across countries and cultures” (here are abstract and slides) ). This is a guest post by Mrs Revathi Kollegala, social entrepreneur and collaborative economy advocate, containing her feedback to my slides. The text in square brackets is comments or extra information by me.
They did “The Ultimate (3D printing) Bridge Test”. They had no idea of what may happen next.
Here are a couple of comments about the article “3D Printing: IP Vulnerability and Information Technology”, which are directly related to the EU research project DiDIY (Digital DIY) in which I am participating these days. In my opinion, THE most relevant paragraph of that article, the one that should receive more attention, is this: