Tapping Into the Underground…

Smrlogo Ben writes “While not using the term “Makers” explicitly, [this article] it explores and evaluates different corporate attitudes and strategies employed in response to end-user modification of products”. Many complicated, proprietary systems attract a community of underground innovators who explore and alter them — and not always in ways that manufacturers appreciate. These individuals have little regard for the business models that companies have carefully devised to profit from those systems. Link.

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