As China transitions from being the “world’s factory” to a global epicenter of innovation the maker movement is being brought to the forefront of national attention.
How Shenzhen Became the Global Epicenter of High-Tech Innovation
Shenzhen has become a dream city for the world’s makers and other high-tech hardware innovators.
Shanzhai: China’s Electronics Manufacturing Ecosystem Isn’t All About Copying Anymore
China’s electronics industry went from copying the West to being a global leader in innovation. One of the ways that this has happened is through the country’s unique system of manufacturing, dubbed “shanzhai.”