Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

combine this informational database with a 3D printer and you have true revolution in the third world … 

Using wikis and digital fabrication tools, TED Fellow Marcin Jakubowski is open-sourcing the blueprints for 50 farm machines, allowing anyone to build their own tractor or harvester from scratch. And that’s only the first step in a project to write an instruction set for an entire self-sustaining village (starting cost: $10,000).

via YouTube – Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization.

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