Freedom to fabricate … but what?
Today is rare to find someone who does not know what a 3D printer is. The popularity of this technology boomed in 2009 when the first FDM patents expired. Despite being a technology almost 30 years old, it remained a process for industrial prototyping until the expiration of the patents allowed open-sourced manufacturers to create…
Change weather — Why innovation can’t be instrumentalized?
(This article was originally published in Antonio Esparza’s Medium profile, 3 August 2016) Being serious about innovation and change The more I study, the more I am convinced that today, the circumstances for successful business performance are more difficult than the ones in our parent’s generation. In all possible levels, we are threatened by the uncertainty of the…
Performing innovation: questioning our current discourses of change
(This post was originally posted in Medium by Antonio Esparza, 15-February, 2017) While watching the “Cosmos” series on Netflix I listened to Neil DeGrasse Tyson talking about how every discovery made by science has opened a different level of understanding to us. Such levels are always more complex, and from his point of view, wonderful. Yet more…