It’s eight months since I blogged about the 3D printer: Need a new printer? Look no further! I had just heard about it. My son was hanging out to purchase one. Not long after I blogged about it he purchased one and his initial creations have captivated us all.
There’s no doubt ….. 3D printing is a new technology that has captured attention and interest around the world. And along with this, sales and growth have been booming.
It comes as no surprise that this new technology is having an enormous impact on society. Almost anything can be printed, it seems. Even guns! Yes ….. guns that shoot! If a 3D gun can be printed, it follows that anyone who can access the hardware and software can just print a gun. So much for the discussion on gun control ay?! This US news segment is a great summary of what’s happening and just where it can head to:
But there are also some amazing developments happening with 3D printing that counter the shock of seeing guns being printed. Just last weekend I watched a segment on the news that showcased the making of a functioning liver! Amazing: