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Men & Machines

Engineering Design Studio (A5, 015)
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 11:50 am – 13:05 pm


  • Attendance
  • Changing date of next weeks lecture and case-study presentation

Case Study Presentation

21 Creative Common Licences November 1, 2016 Anastassiya


  • What do you think about the licensing system?
  • What do you think about patents?
  • Reverse image search: https://www.tineye.com


Short overview about projects progress. Project feedback by Felix, Matt, and group.


  • Collect 3 wooden sticks. The length should be more or less in the length of your forearm; the thickness like your little finger. The wooden sticks should be as straight as possible and the overall shape should be smooth. Rubbing it with your hands should not hurt you. Something like in this picture. Bring the sticks together with the stones to Thursdays class.
  • Reading assignment: In preparation for our trip on the weekend please read chapters 3 from “What Technology Wants” (History of the Seventh Kingdom).
  • Non-obligatory reading: John Charles Whittaker. (2004) American Flintknappers. Austin: University of Texas Press, p. 266
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