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Published on Jun 14, 2016
The second documentary in our Future Cities strand takes a closer look at how the maker movement has been appropriated in Shenzhen. Subscribe to WIRED►► http://po.st/SubscribeWired
In this second episode we take a look at how the Maker movement has been appropriated in a frenetic manufacturing hub like Shenzhen, before exploring how the city’s attitudes to open source hardware are so different to those of the West, and what this might mean for both sides of the argument in the near future. Episode Three is out next Tuesday 21st June, where we’ll be looking further into this challenging and divisive approach to IP. Subscribe to the WIRED YouTube channel to not miss an episode.
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