Brink: The Makers

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Brink is a series which highlights technological innovation in the private sector. The Makers episode features a few different companies' disruptive technological solutions. The first is a tech shop where individuals and small businesses can obtain access to high-end tools and other technology with a subscription model similar to an exercise gym. It also features "local motors" a manufacturing facility for smaller production run vehicles and prototypes. It offers access to the automobile industry for hobbyists. The second visit is with a restaurant owner whose innovations in molecular gastronomy have made news in the restaurant world.

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Brink: The Makers
1. Brink: The Makers
April 23, 2013
TechShop allows amateur inventors affordable access to expensive tools and technology. / A chef's invention has the potential to completely eliminate sugar from our diets. / Local Motors brings the concept of crowdsourcing to the automobile industry.
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Brink is a series which highlights technological innovation in the private sector. The Makers episode features a few different companies' disruptive technological solutions. The first is a tech shop where individuals and small businesses can obtain access to high-end tools and other technology with a subscription model similar to an exercise gym. It also features "local motors" a manufacturing facility for smaller production run vehicles and prototypes. It offers access to the automobile industry for hobbyists. The second visit is with a restaurant owner whose innovations in molecular gastronomy have made news in the restaurant world.

  • Premiere Date
    April 23, 2013