Inside Pier 9: why Autodesk and Instructables built the world’s coolest workshop

When Autodesk acquired Instructables in 2011, the former was a 30-year-old publicly traded company known largely for its drafting software, AutoCAD. Instructables, on the other hand, was a scrappy web platform fiercely committed to the do-it-yourself ethos that gave us garage bands, the Apple IIC and Burning Man.Read the full article