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August 5, 2011 AT 4:14 pm

Autodesk Acquires Instructables: What It Means for Makers

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Autodesk Acquires Instructables: What It Means for Makers!

The big news this week was “Autodesk Acquires Instructables.” It’s taken me a few days of really thinking about this for my column. Autodesk is jumping in to the biggest DIY community online — it’s a huge risk, with a likely even bigger reward. I think Autodesk knows how to make a thriving business for professionals, but what about makers? That’s what this week’s Soapbox is about: Autodesk acquiring Instructables and what it means for makers.

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