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Maker Movement Benefiting the Gig Economy

If one were to have been walking around on the White House’s South Lawn on June 18th, 2014, they would have found the normally empty green pasture filed with numerous technologies ranging from a robotic giraffe to a 3-D papercraft dinosaur. In about five months’ time, we will be celebrating the three-year anniversary of the first ever White House Maker Faire. Hosted by President Barack Obama to inspire makers and builders across America, President Obama emphasized the importance and promise of the Maker Movement ...

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Makers Will Remake The World This Century

One of the driving forces behind the maker movement is undoubtedly the hope that new manufacturing processes will impact the world in both huge and tiny ways in the near future. What isn't discussed as much is the idea that when we as individuals learn to make things for ourselves, we are in opposition to the culture of disposable, mass-produced stuff which arose in the previous century. The next century will be very different.

Writing for Fortune, Brian Patrick Eha provides a glimpse:

“The ...

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