Future of Man’s Own: Man and the Utilization of Technology in Cory Doctorow’s Makers


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Science Fiction, Man and Technology, 3D Printer, Cory Doctorow


In Cory Doctorow’s "Makers", the United States of America has to face the hardship of an economic crisis. Limited consumption and fluctuations of the technological product market cause difficulties in the lives of the industrial population. Many troubled companies have had to lay off a number of employees to control their expenses. These workers have to find a new way to sustain their lifestyle. One solution to this situation is for more people to take up or create an independent profession. "Makers" does not present technology in a merely positive or negative light. In it, technology is a part of inevitable social development that humans could potentially use to elevate their quality of life.


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