Date: Tue Oct 04 2005 - 20:58:34 EEST
OK, here goes the "fab or "not so fab" thread again...this article has some
interesting examples of:
1. Various customers doing things no-one else has thought of, for a market
2. Stuff turning out "not quite as it looked on the screen"
Do we think there is a future for the Fab Lab?
_Wired Magazine Issue 13.09_ (http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/13.09/)
...s Imax to the moon.By Spencer Reiss The Dream Factory From design to
delivery, custom manufacturing is coming soon to a desktop near you. Inside the
"fab lab" revolution.By Clive Thompson The Epic, Tragic, Operatic Inside Story
of Doctor Atomic Composer John Adams set off a chain reaction in the ope...
2. _Wired 13.09: The Dream Factory_
...zine Site]>>>>> - September 2005> The Dream Factory>>>> of 3 next>Then
there are the "additive" tools, machines that fab stuff from the ground up,
the way a potter or bricklayer might do. The $18,000 Formech 660 vacuum-former
can take any object and mold a quarter-in...
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