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Fab: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--from Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication

Fab: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--from Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication - Neil Gershenfeld This book considers how the industrial revolution has almost gone full circle.From the early days of artisan and craft production, to the massive factories that can turn out numerous copies of the same item, the future of production will start to be possible from your desk or office.He considers the new rapid prototyping machines and looks at the way the developing world can use these tools to make their own lives easier. The author goes into some detail on some basic projects that anyone can undertake.It’s not too bad, but technologies have moved on swiftly since it was published, and I think that Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson will give an more up to date point of view

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