3D Printing has the potential to change our physical world more than almost any other technology we’ve ever invented. There is already massive growth in this area, but it is only just beginning. It will force us to change the way we thing about how things are made, manufactured, and consumed. The below video from PBS goes over the basics of 3D printing and some of the big questions that are going to be raised by the new technology, such as copyright in the world of physical objects.
3D printing is one of my favorite technologies and I will be writing a lot on this over the coming years.
Here are some cool examples: