February 21, 2013

3D Printers: Home Appliance of the Future

Steven Kurutz, New York Times


AP Photo

In his State of the Union address last week, along with the standard calls for education reform and energy independence, President Obama gave a shout-out to a growing technology. In a lab in Youngstown, Ohio, the president said, “Workers are mastering the 3-D printing that has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost anything.”

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: 3D Printing, 3d Printers

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

When I was a kid I was amazed by advances in technology. I went to a friend’s house when I was in fifth grade and his father had a PC – an IBM PC, I believe – with a built-in hard drive. We loaded King’s... more ››
October 15, 2013
Ultimate Chef: 3D Printers in the Kitchen
Gorkin & Dodds, Conversation
Printing food seems more like an idea based in Star Trek rather than in the average home. But recent advances in 3D printing (known formally as additive manufacturing) are driving the concept closer to reality. With everything... more ››