The Free Knowledge Institute will give a talk at the Swatantra 2017 Conference in Trivandrum, India, about Digital DIY and other proposals and projects about digital distributed manufacturing and social innovation. Talk abstracts and other details are here.
The Digital DIY Project has developed a Creative Society Manifesto that identifies and explores 5 key areas and 12 key aspects, based on our research findings, that need to be considered for society to reap the full benefits of digital DIY. It says there is a need:
After the first successful edition of 2015, the workshop of this year focuses on the recent phenomenon of the communities of 3D makers, digital Do-it-Yourself-ers and the empowered consumers.
Wouter Tebbens and Marco Fioretti of the Free Knowledge Institute will present the Digital DIY project, its current status and some of its preliminary findings, at the Paris Open Source Summit. Exact date and time of the talk(s) will be added to this announcement as soon as possible. For background, you are welcome to read these reports: