Bob has been a technology journalist, publisher, editor, PR and marketing executive for most of his professional life. He has been the publisher and editorial director of several magazines serving the telecommunications industry. He also served as vice president of marketing for phone company Network One, and spent several years with Todman-Simon Productions and Lorimar Television developing motion pictures and TV shows.
If we start to downscale our activities and rebuild fine-grained local networks of economic interdependency, as some analysts predict, 3D printers will be among the more important tools enabling the transformation.[read more]
Just 75 feet from a Maker Faire seminar about "The Future of 3D Printing," we ran into the real future of 3D printing: Andy Giles (12) and Callum Welsh (12), in the Bay Area RepRap booth...[read more]
Gartner reports that early adopters can experiment with 3D printers with minimal risk of capital or time, possibly gaining an advantage in product design and time to market over their competition.[read more]