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.
The Great Shenzhen Cellphone Parts Exchange
Ever wonder what happens to your phone when it dies? It very well could end up back where it came from to be sold in this informal street market.
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.”