Humblefacture Manifesto

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These are the slides from my April 2009 talk at Ignite Seattle. I outlined a 7-point manifesto for humblefacturing, specifically geared toward the electronics-mad crowd at the conference. You can find out more about Humblefacture at www.humblefacture.com

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<ul><li> 1. HUMBLEFACTURE: A 7-POINT MANIFESTO FOR APPROPRIATE MANUFACTURING Dominic Muren Ignite Seattle 2009 www.humblefacture.com </li> <li> 2. THE PLANET DOESNT NEED SAVING. WE DO. </li> <li> 3. SAVE US FROM : P-WASTE we are drowning in unrecycled, unrecyclable plastics. </li> <li> 4. SAVE US FROM : E-WASTE e-recycling is toxic, wasteful, and unrealistic </li> <li> 5. SAVE US FROM : INADEQUATE OBJECTS design for the middle leaves a lot of people living on the edge </li> <li> 6. SAVE US FROM : LOCAL HELPLESSNESS far away making makes local disasters worse </li> <li> 7. THE WAY WE MAKE WHAT WE MAKE MAKES US US. SO HOW SHOULD WE MAKE? </li> <li> 8. 1. OBJECTS SHOULD BE CRYSTALLIZATIONS OF A CONVERSATION. talk is cheap. matter is expensive. word gets around. </li> <li> 9. 2. OPEN SOURCE EVERYTHING hardware, software, and construction </li> <li> 10. 2. OPEN SOURCE EVERYTHING hardware, software, and construction </li> <li> 11. 3. MODULAR CONSTRUCTION for variation, for repair, for upgrading </li> <li> 12. 3. MODULAR CONSTRUCTION for variation, for repair, for upgrading </li> <li> 13. 4. GO FLEXIBLE &amp; LOW INFRASTRUCTURE cheap to get started, cheap to change </li> <li> 14. 4. GO FLEXIBLE &amp; LOW INFRASTRUCTURE cheap to get started, cheap to change </li> <li> 15. 5. LOWER ENERGY, HIGHER INFORMATION structured materials cost less energy but offer higher performance </li> <li> 16. 6. USE LOCALLY PRODUCIBLE MATERIALS some materials cant be made locally </li> <li> 17. 6. USE LOCALLY PRODUCIBLE MATERIALS some materials cant be made locally </li> <li> 18. 7. RESILIENT CONNECTIONS ARE CRUCIAL . breaks are bad. connections should bend before they break. </li> <li> 19. 7. RESILIENT CONNECTIONS ARE CRUCIAL . breaks are bad. connections should bend before they break </li> <li> 20. JOIN THE CONVERSATION: WWW.HUMBLEFACTURE.COM </li> </ul>