Donal Reddington on mass customization, crowdsourcing and digital manufacturing

Archive for January, 2008

‘Daily Me’ risk also applies to groups – study

Monday, January 28th, 2008

A recent study in the United States suggests that the phenomenon described as ‘The Daily Me‘ can also apply to groups of people who hold a particular point of view. ‘The Daily Me’ is a term used to describe the risks attached to personalized news services.  In everyday terms, a newspaper or online news aggregator [...]

Intel researching shape-shifting technology

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

A report in issue 264 (January 2008) of UK computer magazine PC Plus details Intel’s current research in various fields (no online version of this article unfortunately).  While many of the areas covered relate to processors, and as such are outside the scope of this website, one project is very interesting from the point of [...]

Design Democracy 08 – Power to the People

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Custom furniture maker Context Furniture has launched a new website called Design Democracy ’08 – Power to the People, which they describe as a grass roots event aimed at raiseing awareness about mass customization. This website offers curriculum for DD08 ‘citizens’ (members) to learn about mass customization processes, philosophies, materials, design elements and software/hardware applications.  [...]