The Implications Of 3D Printing

I am sure the majority of people not hiding under a rock have at least heard about the new advances in 3D printing. Just on the off chance you haven’t, I’ll fill you in.  The first 3D printer believe it or not was produced in the mid 1980’s mainly for industrial purposes. The reason it is only now we are seeing the explosion in personal 3D printers is the same reason we waited until the 1980’s to see an explosion in PC’s. They just weren’t practical enough, took up too much space, and required to much technological knowledge to operate.

Now we are seeing hundreds of thousands of examples of just what 3D printers, and the people who have mastered them are capable of. From cups to hand guns we have seen incredible feats of engineering and creativity come together in a beautiful surge of human innovation. The examples below…

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