Mind-boggling Innovation

February 11, 2011 at 8:01 pm Leave a comment

By Alan Lockey

I simply had to post a link to the lead article in this weeks Economist. The idea that we are within a generation of being able to ‘print’ our own physical objects from 3D Printers is, well… mind-boggling. With a click of a button, you could hypothetically own your own, completely customised products.

I can’t think of any other word for it. The economic ramifications, which the article begins to speculate on far more articulately than I can, would surely be seismic. The potential for personalisation and innovation, at least in the consumer sector, would be unprecedented. Anyway… enjoy

http://www.economist.com/node/18114327?Story_ID=18114327

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Entry filed under: Just for fun.

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