MD048: How Makerspace Development addresses US skills shortage


reskilling It’s hard to believe that as the Intel Corporation is set to lay off 12,000 workers, American communities across the country are dealing with a high-tech skills shortages.

As makerspace developers, you are going to be called upon to look beyond the deployment of shiny new machines. You are going to be asked to become mission driven.

Community leaders have to decide now if they want to invest in the infrastructure that has the potential to maximize the utilization of all surplus creative energy. Infrastructure that will empower a larger creative class and start to address the challenges of the US skills shortage.

Zachary Alexander

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