Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Will 3D Printing Be The Next Big Internet Issue

There's an interesting article I read over the weekend on Techcrunch. The article makes a very good point that 3D printers- (machines able to print solid objects in 3-dimensional form using layered printing technique) are currently available to the general public on small-scale. These printers are able to make small toys & jewellery and in the commercial space, make larger household items and even prototype engine parts.

However, it will soon be possible to download instructions on how to print weaponry and even create synthetic chemical compounds, ie. drugs... Where does this leave us in the future? Will it be possible to monitor the internet for all these dodgy things we 'could' be making in our homes?

read more HERE..

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