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

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Wed Dec 7 22:14:38 CET 2011

Well I spoke to some "US Government" types about darknet benefits in
hackerspace fabrication sharing a while back.  It makes sense for sharing
CNC resources between remote sites.


On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Nils Hitze <nhitze at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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