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Making it in Huaqiangbei

The Huaqiangbei International Maker Center, in the heart of China’s Silicon Valley. A small office in Trouble Maker, a maker space on the seventh floor: this is where I am. Every floor below specializes in a particular component; each stall represents a local factory. Walking through this building is both an experience in vastness, and a meditation upon the minuscule. There is…

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