(photo source) News from the 2012 World Maker Faire: 3D Printing has reached the boiling point!
“His argument was pretty simple: 3D printers are to manufacturing what the personal computer was to publishing. Now there’s a machine on your desktop, ready to facilitate all kinds of experiments in democratic distribution. “Just as publishing turned into a button to press, now ‘machining’ turns into a button press,” Mr. Anderson said, arguing that the combination of design tools (such as Autodesk 123D and 3D printers like the Replicator 2) and the advent of crowdfunding (perhaps you’ve heard of Kickstarter?) “lowers the barrier to entry to realizing an idea.””
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