CNN Profiles the Maker Movement

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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By John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

2246 Articles

CNN published a video on the maker movement. I couldn’t embed the video, but you can watch it on their site.

From designing actual tools to researching the best ways to create small manufacturing businesses in urban areas, The Humblefactory is designed to spur a movement that, in itself, was spurred by modern business practices.
Muren says that, even with history’s largest range of mass-produced products available on the market, they’re just that — mass produced.

Consumers, he says, actually have a harder time finding products that suit their personal wants and needs.

Enter the “makers.”

A factory for the emerging ‘makers’ @ CNN.com

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