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

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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.

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The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 2

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Historical craft guilds, as a mode of industrial organization, survived for more than half a millennium until the time of the Industrial Revolution. It is often assumed that the failure of guilds to embrace the technological innovations brought about by mass production led to their eventual demise.

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The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 3

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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.

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The Maker Movement and Guilds 2.0 - Part 1

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Real “movements” fascinate me. They, more so than fads, are better indicators of underlying fundamental social, technological and economic trends that might...

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