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Making it, faking it
Posted: 10 September 2012

There's something happening out there and it's going to be big - very big.

Yes, I know we've said it before, 3D printing is going to change the way the world works. Not only will traditional manufacturing be completely transformed, but the counterfeiting business will get a real boost. We published this MindBullet a while back, which explores a scenario where it's simple to scan and clone solid objects - just like taking and printing a picture.

It seems that the Economist agrees with us!

Difference Engine: The PC all over again?
10 September 2012
WHAT could well be the next great technological disruption is fermenting away, out of sight, in small workshops, college labs, garages and basements. ...
MindBullet logo POINT, SHOOT AND PRINT - IN 3D
From camera phone to plastic clone in three clicks
Dateline: 5 July 2015
It's now a simple matter to create a bust of the company president or a replica of your favorite pet - just point, shoot a couple of times from different ...
 
Doug Vining So now the headline is PRINT, POINT AND SHOOT (THE GUN)...
Posted: 8 May 2013 at 08:05
Posted: 7 May 2013 at 07:07
Anton Musgrave And printing fire-arms...every good innovation has a dark side. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/sep/26/3d-printing-guns-legal-issues-us-law
Posted: 27 September 2012 at 08:11
Neil Jacobsohn Ah, so you 3D-printed that cute little toy for your kid? Cool! But what about printing an entire room? And in time, doing it on your home printer, the one that you bought down at the local store! Check out these links!
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680576/this-3-d-printer-can-generate-entire-rooms
http://www.impactlab.net/2012/09/25/first-3d-printer-retail-store-opens-in-california/
Posted: 26 September 2012 at 12:50
 
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