I am struck by the absence of sustainable discourse in the maker movement.

Yes We Can.

But Should We?

If I write and make movies and someone does plumbing, then it should be that way. It’s certainly going to drive me crazy if a plumber tries to write and make movies. So why do I have to try doing his job?
Usage is like oxygen for ideas.
You can’t understand the city without using its public transportation system.
The Inventure Cycle defines entrepreneurship as applied innovation, innovation as applied creativity, and creativity as applied imagination
Imagination requires engagement and the ability to envision alternatives Creativity requires motivation and experimentation to address challenges Innovation requires focusing and reframing to generate unique solutions Entrepreneurship requires persistence and the ability to inspire others
There isn’t a well-charted course from inspiration to implementation.