Pop-up factory

An experiment at Solid tests a manufacturing style pioneered by pirates.

Attend O’Reilly’s Solid Conference, June 23–25, in San Francisco. Solid, O’Reilly’s conference on the collision of software and hardware, will feature a radical demonstration: a live, pop-up electronics factory.

A few years ago, I was lucky enough to take a tour of the South China manufacturing ecosystem with Andrew “bunnie” Huang. One of the most fascinating things that I saw there were the markets full of funny little mobile phones: (more…)

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