Tapping Into the Underground…

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.

3 thoughts on “Tapping Into the Underground…

  1. jeremy.kemp says:

    Nice ad for a $6.50 pay-to-read document. No thanks.

  2. OlProfBear says:

    That’s friggin’ Sloan for ya …

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