The Decentralized And Networked Future Of Value Creation: 3d Printing And Its Implications For Society, Industry, And Sustainable Development by Jan-peter FerdinandThe Decentralized And Networked Future Of Value Creation: 3d Printing And Its Implications For Society, Industry, And Sustainable Development by Jan-peter Ferdinand

The Decentralized And Networked Future Of Value Creation: 3d Printing And Its Implications For…

byJan-peter FerdinandEditorUlrich Petschow, Sascha Dickel

Hardcover | May 24, 2016

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This book identifies, analyzes and discusses the current trends of digitalized, decentralized, and networked physical value creation by focusing on the particular example of 3D printing. In addition to evaluating 3D printing's disruptive potentials against a broader economic background, it also addresses the technology's potential impacts on sustainability and emerging modes of bottom-up and community-based innovation.  Emphasizing these topics from economic, technical, social and environmental perspectives, the book offers a multifaceted overview that scrutinizes the scenario of a fundamental transition: from a centralized to a far more decentralized system of value creation.
Jan-Peter Ferdinand is a sociologist who currently works at the Institute for Ecological Economy Research and Technische Universität Berlin. His research addresses the nexus of emerging technologies and novel modes of distributed innovation, like e.g. the idiosyncrasies of community-based innovation or entrepreneurial dynamics in open ...
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Title:The Decentralized And Networked Future Of Value Creation: 3d Printing And Its Implications For…Format:HardcoverDimensions:255 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:May 24, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319316842

ISBN - 13:9783319316840

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Table of Contents

Part I: Economies of 3D Printing - Reorganizing Manufacturing.- Part II: Communities of 3D Printing - Makers, Entrepreneurs, Outlaws.- Part III: Futures of 3D Printing - Trajectories and Applications.