I am reading Cory Doctorow's book Makers - if fiction helps you get a sense of things, then THIS is a great way to see what is coming. Here is a snip:
"Back in the old days, the blacksmith just made every bit of ironmongery everyone needed, one piece at a time, at his forge. That’s where we’re at. Every industry that required a factory yesterday only needs a garage today. It’s a real return to fundamentals.
What no one ever could do was join up all the smithies and all the smiths and make them into a single logical network with a single set of objectives. That’s new and it’s what I plan on making hay out of.....
“We’re going to create a new class of artisans who can change careers every ten months, inventing new jobs that hadn’t been imagined a year before.” “That’s a pretty unstable market,” Suzanne said, and ate some fish. “That’s a functional market.Read more at location 771
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