Archive | Personal Manufacturing

30 January 2011 ~ 1 Comment

The Glif; or, How to create a hit product with no money down

The Coinnovative singularity has arrived. The culmination of the concepts at the core of this rarely updated site have been demonstrated by the hugely successful Glif project.

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28 March 2010 ~ 1 Comment

March Crowdsourcing Odds and Ends

CloudFab now in Open Beta CloudFab recently launched into open beta, so you can now access their network of 3D printers. Just upload an STL file (a standard CAD file type) with a few instructions and specifications as to the printing process you are looking for and you will quickly get back quotes from shops […]

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24 September 2009 ~ 5 Comments

Distributed design and manufacturing is here; or How I correctly predicted the future…

Each part of the chain for truly distributed and democratized product design and personal manufacturing have essentially come together to form a coherent whole.

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28 November 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Part 5: The evolution of mass customization and personal manufacturing

If you can imagine an object. Someone can build it. How does personal manufacturing relate to the various topics covered here? Well it democratizes manufacturing and design choices to everyone, everywhere. It decouples the design, manufacturing, assembly, and marketing of products like never before. I have categorized these related concepts into three levels of increasing […]

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