Chris Anderson focuses on innovation in terms of the new technology driven industrial revolution. Today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, are bringing manufacturing to the desktop. This DIY movement coupled with social networking is creating a new world of crowd-sourced design and production. Do It Yourself!: What are the implications of the worldwide Maker revolution?
Chris revisits the industrial revolution and how fantastic it was.
Productivity sky rockets. Cities are mass produced and modernity is created.
Quality of living vastly improves.
1. Industrial revolution he feel starts at 1776
2. Information age – PCs the democratization of information
3. The combination of the information age and industrial revolution. The maker revolution.
Send 3D files to Thingaverse to print them out for $20.
Send 3D files to Alibaba to have chinese factories produce thousands of them.
Brian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology.
Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a Co-Founder of a startup and fundraiser for high potential early-stage companies. He is the Head of Research for Allocations for deep technology investments and an Angel Investor at Space Angels.
A frequent speaker at corporations, he has been a TEDx speaker, a Singularity University speaker and guest at numerous interviews for radio and podcasts. He is open to public speaking and advising engagements.