Chinese entrepreneurs have relatively unfettered access to cutting-edge technology, enabling start-ups to innovate. Meanwhile, Western entrepreneurs often find themselves trapped in a web of IP frameworks, spending more money on lawyers than on tooling.
Your very own Wall-E? It may not be too futuristic a prospect if Intel has anything to do with it. The company just showed off a DIY kit at the Code Conference that will let you 3D-print your very own robot for around $1,600/£1,000.