Welcome to the first episode of Makerspace Development. Your open invitation to join the conversation about how best to empower a larger American creative class.
There is a growing fear among working class Americans that they will soon lose their jobs to robots. A lot of very serious people have issued this threat as a way stopping of calls for a higher minimum wage. On the other hand, regardless of how the minimum wage debates go real American jobs may […]
The 3D printing market is going through its novelty phase. So, a lot of very important people will task creatives to work on really trivial projects. For the record, it happens with all techno-economic change. You could even say that it’s a part of the creative destruction process. On the other hand, makerspace developers should […]
Last week, the Cincinnati Business Courier published a story about how GE Aviation is adding 50 new jobs to its Additive Development Center. This job creation is the result of an award by the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. However, makerspace developers should be asking if the money would have been better spent on makerspace development […]
After Labor Day, the ebTDesign Press published MAKERSPACE DEVELOPMENT: Surviving the Next Wave. This short guide is marketed with the caption that America doesn’t need another Silicon Valley. Most Americans believe that too much money has been invested in cloud-based services and not enough in makerspace development. Now, they must consider the furor over security […]