Fab: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop-From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011 - Computers and civilization - 360 pages
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What if you could someday put the manufacturing power of an automobile plant on your desktop? According to Neil Gershenfeld, the renowned MIT scientist and inventor, the next big thing is personal fabrication-the ability to design and produce your own products, in your own home, with a machine that combines consumer electronics and industrial tools. Personal fabricators are about to revolutionize the world just as personal computers did a generation ago, and Fab shows us how.

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User Review  - BakuDreamer - LibraryThing

I had looked at this before. I'm not nearly as excited about this as this guy is. This isn't ' moleculr fabrication ' keep in mind. It's machine tool computer control , basically shop class the internet. Very vague overall ( the whole thing still is really ) Read full review

FAB: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop--From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The director of MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms takes a captivating look at the future of invention, positing a world in which the home fabrication system is as ubiquitous as the home computer.The ... Read full review


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