Guest Post: Martin Pasquier
If you were waiting for a sign that China has changed and is an amazing huge thing adapting to the new industrial revolution, Shenzhen hosting a Maker Faire is probably a good sign.
Take what was a fishing village 30 years ago, with 200-300 000 inhabitants.
Credit: Chris CC
Create a special economic zone to attract migrants from all over the country.
Make it the biggest factory-city in the world. Wait a few years.
When you feel the internet wave hitting the hardware and manufacturing industry, turn it into a capital city for prototypers and makers of all [...]
Henry J. Kaiser US Industrialist I was talking to a class of University students the other day and they were looking for problems to solve as part of their hardware design subject after a lot of thought this is what I came up with. I believe they are validated and represent real business opportunities.Prototyping and small volume Manufacturing Machines English: SMT placement machine Juki KE-2080L at Megger’s Dover site. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Hardware is hard and expensive to develop. There are a bunch of reasons around this and it’s usually nothing to do with the cost of the components which [...]