[hackerspaces] DARPA's factory of the future looks like open source development

Nils Hitze nhitze at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 22:10:09 CET 2011

Wow .. someone at DARPA read Daemon and Darknet and got wet dreams

> IFAB (Instant Foundry
> Adaptive through Bits), a computer-driven flexible manufacturing capability
> that will allow for distributed, software-driven manufacturing of systems in
> "foundries" that can be quickly reconfigured to new tasks, using
> technologies like computer-numerically-controlled (CNC) machine tools and
> "additive manufacturing" (otherwise known as 3D printing) to scale up
> rapidly from prototype to full production runs. "

Im a bit scared. What's next? Swarmcontrolled Razorbacks? Autom8s?

If you don't know what im talking about, read Daniel Suarez - Daemon

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