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prosumer

(prəˈsjuːmə)
n
1. (Economics) an amateur user of electronic equipment that is of a standard suitable for professional use
2. (Commerce) a consumer who is involved in the design of a company's products
[C21: professional + consumer]
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The growth of prosumerism all over europe challenges current energy market structures and institutions.
Yet the move toward this productive schema belies a pressing concern: chiefly, the question of whether prosumerism represents a digitized version of traditional factories.
This can also be thought of as a culture of prosumerism.
Prosumerism is powered by connectivity and interactivity and, in turn, drives developments to extend both.