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Ecosystems, manufacturing & technology

2014-09-03 17:17:04.274989+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

bunnie huang takes Joi Ito and friends on a tour of Shenzhen:

What we experienced was an entire ecosystem. From the bespoke little shop making 50 blinking computer controlled burning man badges to the guy rebuilding a phone while eating a Big Mac to the cleanroom with robots scurrying around delivering parts to rows and rows of SMTs -- the low cost of labor was the driving force to pull most of the world sophisticated manufacturing here, but it was the ecosystem that developed the network of factories and the tradecraft that allows this ecosystem to produce just about anything at any scale.

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