In preparation for the Hacked Matter Workshop some links on shadow markets & maker culture (+ 2 on time):
Robert Neuwirth. The Shadow Superpower. Foreign Policy. October 28 2011.
Nick Land. Radical Manufacturing. Urban Future, 06 July 2011.
The Economist, A Third Industrial Revolution, April 21, 2012.
Neil Gershenfeld, How to Make Almost Anything, Foreign Affairs, November/December 2012.