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Ben Bashford - Notebook of Things
"These are clearly black market frankenproducts - made from a combination of surplus mobile phone components and car alarm key rings. I wonder how much they actually cost to manufacture. I wonder if the bits are stolen." Ben Bashford on the magic of Shanzai. And, of course, when a video camera is eight pounds, it's no longer precious, and you start doing weird things with it: Youtube is full of examples.
shanzai  cameras  china  manufacturing  product 
february 2011 by infovore
bunnie’s blog » Made in China
Bunnie Huang's experiences on mass-producing a product (Chumby) in China. Lots of video, lots of great insights into what modern manufacturing looks like.
china  production  manufacturing  massproduction 
july 2007 by infovore

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