Amanda Williams, Bruno Nadeau
The democratization of manufacturing has been called the Third Industrial Revolution [1,2], and indeed its global significance may prove to be enormous. Along with advances in prototyping and knowledge sharing, easier routes to manufacturing have enabled the burgeoning "maker movement" and allow HCI researchers to innovate faster than ever before [3,4]. So you have a working prototype for your research project: Do you want to make 100 to deploy and evaluate in situ? Do you want to explore alternative sources of funding? Do you want to spin off a project into a hardware startup? Or do you simply want…
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