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How Maker Faire Found Its Way to Shenzhen

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In 2010, China’s first makerspace, XinCheJian (which means “new workshop”), opened its doors in Shanghai. A year later, the Shanghai Science and Technology Commission proposed the Chinese Makerspace Initiative, where the government would fund the building of 100 “Innovation Houses,” each at least roughly 328 square feet and equipped with... Read more »