Episode Eleven - What's Next for makerculture?

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Issues and What's Next Podcast Show Notes


Hosted by Colin Schultz and Julianne Hazlewood

Produced by Savithri Sastri, Colin Schultz, Mark Melnychuk, and Julianne Hazlewood.

Total running time: 19:53


Introduction to the Issues and What's Next Episode (0-2:57) Duration: 2:57


•    Excerpt from Cory Doctorow's Makers

•    Mash up of interviews with makers at Doctorow's book launch in Toronto.


Maker Motivation: What will it take to make makers mainstream? (2:57-6:04) Duration: 3:07


Clips from:

•    Cory Doctorow, sci-fi author and maker.

•    Dr. Laura Freberg, psychology professor from California Polytechnic

•    P.J. Wade, futurist and consultant.


Mind Your Business: Who will come out on top? Multinational or mom-and-pop?(6:04-9:23) Duration: 3:19


Clips from:

•    Ashley Reid, owner of All Strung Out.

•    Adam Brown, Etsy spokesperson.

•    Clive Thompson, writer for Wired Magazine and New York Times Magazine.

•    Music: Wake Finn Riggins


Society, Ethics and Sausages:  Do the dangers of DIY make it too risky to try? (9:23-13:17) Duration: 3:54


Clips from:

•    Cory Doctorow, sci-fi author and maker.

•    Ron Doering, Former president of Canadian Food Inspection Agency and professor at the University of Guelph

•    Sven Johnson, industrial designer and futurist.


Judge Me: Will the scales of justice tip in favour of makers? (13:17-17:36) Duration: 4:19


Clips from:

•    Cory Doctorow, sci-fi author and maker.

•    Devin McPherson, Michigan RepRap Team.

•    Sven Johnson, industrial designer and futurist.


Extro: (17:36-19:53) Duration: 2:17

•    Mash up of interviews with makers at Doctorow's book launch in Toronto.



•    "Wake" by Finn Riggins

•    "Can't Buy Everything Forever" by Sid Peacock.

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