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Could you build your own house, car or tractor? A TED Fellow on his adventures in extreme manufacturing

What if you could build a civilization from scratch, using tools that could also be built from scratch? In his talk “Open-sourced blueprints for civilization” at TED2011, Marcin Jakubowski introduced the Global Village Construction Set, open-source blueprints that would essentially allow anyone with a heap of scrap metal — and a few production tools — to make […] 7 more words

Deconstructing Combine Harvesters with Open Source Technology

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Cropping Systems

OpenHere festival, 3D printers, cryptocurrencies, open source ecology and the sharing economy

By @SimonCocking

Up and running since yesterday, this is the second OpenHere festival. Hosted at the Science Gallery, and curated by @Rachelodwyer. This is a really interesting look where the future might be taking us. 430 more words

3D Printing