The idea of crowd sourcing is big in the computer software industry where programmers and developers constantly share and adapt one another's ideas, but it's slowly making its way into the traditionally more bureaucratic manufacturing sector, something the President applauds.
President Obama said that "Federal agencies would partner with industries to boost manufacturing in areas critical to our national security." He mentioned the development of the XC2V as a successful, innovative way to quickly create a vehicle.
We got the chance to drive the Local Motors Rally Fighter on this week's episode of TRANSLOGIC. And, while we think our video made the vehicle look like a star, there isn't anything quite like having the big cheese name drop you on stage.
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