The Future of Personal 3D Printing

I recently read an article expressing concern over the abundance of 3D printing hype. It seems an obvious thing to pigeonhole the industry as being next in a long line of phenomena proving the Gartner bubble graph prophetic. By this estimation, we should soon hit the trough, where everyone learns the technology isn't what people were saying...

The Legal Sky Is Not Falling on 3D Printing

Brad Moon recently wrote an article for InvestorPlace.com titled, "3D Printing Party Could End Before It Begins." It includes some solid points about the growth of the industry, as well as common misconceptions about things like printing an AR-15 with a personal-class 3D printer. It also stresses possible hurdles faced by the industry.

The Literati Are Unimpressed

The following DEFCAD video, posted to youtube, is a crystal clear example of why it isn't necessarily a good thing for the DIY/Maker segment of the 3D printing community to refer to itself as "hackers," working in "hack labs" and "hacker spaces."

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