Apr 252013
 

It’s not news in the tech sector that 3D printing is an emerging disruptive technology that is coming on like a storm (and by this I mean a good storm and not an F5 tornado that takes down everything it its path except the guy in his in-ground home shelter sitting on the toilet who decided to ride it out). And, in particular, 3D printing will be most disruptive when it hits the consumer marketplace with affordable prices. Well, folks (not to be confused with Folkd or That’s all, folks), it’s almost here.

Let’s review some of the latest news stories in 3D printing.

Forbes says: My Kindergartner Can 3D Print. So Can Yours. – http://www.forbes.com/sites/kaifalkenberg/2013/04/24/my-kindergartner-can-3d-print-so-can-yours/

PC Magazine reviews the Cube Systems 3D printer listing for $1,299 retail – http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2418103,00.asp

Mark Brooks, the publisher of Motley Fool, says to invest in 3D printing now – http://www.fool.com/fool/free-report/18/sa-3dprintingaudio-short-310997.aspx?source=isaspodft0000542

A 3D gunsmith is getting snarky about his 2nd Amendment Rights – http://mashable.com/2013/04/24/3d-printed-handgun/

The road to ruin with 3D printing – http://www.policymic.com/articles/37825/10-products-that-3d-printers-will-ruin

The future of 3D printing will involve everything from creating designer drugs, to pinky toe replacement to creating a new pair of underwear on demand. Need a part for your car, your lamp, your phone, well future 3D printing will be able to solve your problems. And let’s not even talk about fixing your future robot-wife … :)