- Thingiverse, a software repository for open source hardware designs. Launched in November 2008 by Zach Smith and Bre Pettis.
- RepRap (replicating rapid prototyper), an initiative to develop an open license 3D printer that can print most of its own components. Founded in March 2005 by Adrian Bowyer. First open-source 3D printer in 2007.
- MakerBot initiative, a New York-based company founded in January 2009 by Bre Pettis, Adam Mayer, and Zach Smith producing open source hardware, specifically 3D printers. MakerBot builds on the early progress of the RepRap Project with the goal of bringing desktop 3D printing into the home at an affordable price.
- Ultimaker, an open source 3D printer.
- List of fab labs worldwide, maintained by MIT's Fab Foundation.
- Joris Peels, "2010: the Year in 3D printing", Dec 2010.
- ThePirateBay.org, "Evolution: New category", Jan 2012.
- Stephen Murphey, "3D Printer Community Survey Results", Aug 2012.
- Garnet Hertz (ed.), Critical Making, Hollywood/CA: Telharmonium Press, Nov 2012, 352 pp.
- Stefanie Wuschitz, "Female Makers", Participate 2, Mar 2013.
- Julia Walter-Herrmann, Corinne Büching (eds.), FabLab: Of Machines, Makers and Inventors, Bielefeld: transcript, 2013, 262 pp. 
- Dimitris Papadopoulos, "Generation M: Matter, Makers, Microbiomes::Compost for Gaia", eipcp.net, Feb 2014.
- Journal of Peer Production 5: "Shared Machine Shops", eds. Maxigas and Peter Troxler, Oct 2014.
- Artisans numériques, ed. Ewen Chardronnet, Orléans: HYX, 2014, 185 pp.  (French)
- Hyperrhiz 13: "Kits, Plans, Schematics", eds. Helen J. Burgess and David M. Rieder, Fall 2015.
- Kat Braybrooke, "Hacking Apple: putting the power of tech back into our hands", The Guardian, 1 Dec 2015.
- Current 7: "Critical Making: Theories, Models & Frameworks", 2016. 
- AD 86(5): "Digital Property: Open-source Architecture", eds. Wendy W. Fok and Antoine Picon, Oxford: John Wiley & Sons, Sep-Oct 2016, 136 pp.  
- Achim Menges, Bob Sheil, Ruairi Glynn, Marilena Skavara, Fabricate, London: UCL Press, 2017, 304 pp.
- Disobedient Electronics: Protest, ed. Garnet Hertz, Vancouver, 2017, 58 pp. Zine.
- Garnet Hertz, The Maker's Bill of Rights [Maker Manifesto], Mar 2018, PDF. Revision of the Maker's Bill of Rights (by Mister Jalopy, Phil Torrone, and Simon Hill) initially printed in Make Magazine (Dougherty etc) in 2006. 
- Journal of Peer Production 12: "Makerspaces and Institutions", eds. Kat Braybrooke and Adrian Smith, Jul 2018.
communities of practice
Internet of things,