Shapeways will be presenting in the Media Makers Space at 3pm on Friday as well as part of a panel discussion Make Things Not War at 9:45am - 10:30am @ Northside Warehouse (Innovation Stage) (149 Kent Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211) with Anand Giridharadas of the New York Times, Ayah Bdeir of Littlebits, Nora Abousteit of Kllabora and a mystery representative from MakeBot....
The rise of America, and of the West, was inextricably bound to the
rise of making -- of lightbulbs, trains, cars, planes, even blue jeans.
Then, somewhere down the line, the West stopped making. Now a wave of
entrepreneurs is trying to bring making back -- not in a hundred
factories, but in a million garages. They believe that DIY making can
save our economies and our souls, and that it can make us smarter and
happier and more connected to our fellow beings.