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Make vs Electronic

I’ve been thinking recently whether Make Magazine’s cover will be as historic as the headline on the cover of Popular Electronics in January 1975 (pictured above). At the time only a handful of individuals had access to computers and the unique individuals who did grasped at the opportunity given to them and founded some of the biggest software companies of today. Is the same revolution on the precipice for the Makerbot? At first only ‘the geeks’ will dabble with such kits, but once it creates a niche buzz within that community these models will eventually become mainstream finding their way into homes across the world. A beast off machinery minimized for the individual, currently in infantile hardware state will the real revolution come from the software to be used alongside it?

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