Tag Archives: Maker Movement

TED Global: Open-Source, Open World [video]

Embrace our wide-open shareable future where everything’s hackable and the power of the crowd propels innovation… Massimo Banzi helped invent the Arduino, a tiny, easy-to-use open-source microcontroller that’s inspired thousands of people around the world to make the coolest things they can imagine — from toys to satellite gear. Because, as he says, “You don’t need anyone’s permission to make ...

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Innovation Quickie: Sharing

Molecular biologist Ellen Jorgensen, Ph.D., discusses her New York City lab, Genspace, in the current issue of Physchology Today’s print magazine . It is the nation’s first do-it-yourself nonprofit biotech lab and has launched a movement to bring biology to the masses.

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The New Industrial Revolution

Most ideas go unnoticed because they require investment capital and distribution to make their way into the physical world. That’s beginning to change. While your ability to start a successful business still depends greatly on the place and situation of your birth many of the barriers to getting ideas to market are disappearing. We’re in the midst of a new industrial revolution, which is cleaner, more efficient and more inclusive.

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