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Makers Summit – Session 4

December 7th, 2015

Episode 379 of 454 episodes

Makerspaces: The new factory floor? A conversation examining the potential significance of the growing number of so-called makerspaces and what they could mean for hobbyists, educationalists, entrepreneurs and consumers alike. Panellists: Tom Tobia, Makerversity founder; Daniel Charny curator and founder of Fixperts; Sophie Thomas, Great Recovery, RSA; Asa Calow creative technologist and Madlab founder Chair: Zoe Laughlin, co-founder/director of the Institute of Making and the Materials Library project

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