Tinkering With Tomorrow

Will the DIY Movement Craft the Future?

When

February 29, 2012

12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Where

New America

740 15th St NW #900

Washington, D.C. 20005

New technologies are making it easier than ever to turn an idea into a reality. 3D printers, open-source software, hackable products, and collaborative communities have turned traditional tinkering into a full-scale “maker movement” that allows – and encourages – everyone to tap into their inner entrepreneur. Can this movement usher in a new age of innovation? Will hackers have a profound impact on the economy? And if so, are we prepared for it?


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