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Submission + - cleareye view of 3 D printing (theregister.co.uk)

cedarhillbilly writes: In "Drilling into 3D printing", Professor James Woudhuysen writes a nice analysis of why the US has become enamored with 3D printing. Hint: not just the technology, maybe the desire for resurgent domestic home based manufacturing: a cultural artifact dug up from the 19th century, enhanced by entrepreneur promoters in the tech media world? "To do justice to 3D printing, it needs to be seen clearly, without rose-tinted spectacles, and in perspective. "
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cleareye view of 3 D printing

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How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.

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