Guilds 2.0 for Cr...
Follow
Find tag "hackers"
884 views | +0 today
Guilds 2.0 for Creatives
For centuries, guilds were the dominant business organization for skilled creative workers until the advent of the Industrial Revolution. Today, guilds have the potential to re-emerge as an innovative organizational structure for independent creatives who value co-creation, open source and shared learning.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Creatives Guild
Scoop.it!

Hackerspaces: From Electrical to Cultural Resistance | ISEA2011 Istanbul

Hackerspaces: From Electrical to Cultural Resistance | ISEA2011 Istanbul | Guilds 2.0 for Creatives | Scoop.it

Hackerspaces are community-driven spaces where people gather to socialize, experiment, learn and develop projects with technology. Over the past four years, these spaces have seen a remarkable growth on a global scale. In this paper, we examine how the practices and values of hackerspaces can be understood as a form of cultural resistance by analyzing their views and attitudes towards the economy, education, society and politics.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Creatives Guild
Scoop.it!

The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 3

The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 3 | Guilds 2.0 for Creatives | Scoop.it

Whereas membership in historical craft guilds comprised mainly of self-employed artisans and craftsmen, a 21st century style guild could also appeal to a broad diversity of “creatives” employed in some other capacity but who seek an independent outlet for creative expression.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Creatives Guild
Scoop.it!

The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 4 - Platform Thinking

The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 4 - Platform Thinking | Guilds 2.0 for Creatives | Scoop.it

From an innovation perspective, the democratization of digital fabrication tools and technologies is increasingly recognized as having disruptive potential. What intrigues me is whether this democratization might gradually “shift” economic power back to the owners of creative skills in localized production from the owners of capital used for mass production in centralized factories.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Creatives Guild
Scoop.it!

Innovation spaces of the future: research notes on China's shanzhai meeting the Makers | Institute For The Future

What started out as a set of distinct one-on-one research emails turned into a group discussion on the nature of Chinese manufacturing, global open innovation, and the burgeoning, disruptive potential of the growing connections between (mostly) Western-based hackers and agile Chinese manufacturing networks.

more...
No comment yet.