Maker culture

From Hobby to Socioeconomic Driver: Innovation Pathways to Professional Making in Asia and the American Midwest

This project will explore successful pathways, including the best practices, techno-material ecologies, entrepreneurial and policy environments, and common obstacles, that attend the move from making as hobby towards making as socioeconomic driver.

How do-it-yourself makers are reinventing production, labor, and innovation

UMSI Assistant Professor Silivia Lindtner is studying the dynamics of makerspaces, cooperative studios where people use open sharing to develop new approaches to technology design. Her research will seek to understand the relationship between cultural and material practices in the maker movement.  

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