Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing‘

The Ten Principles of 3D Printing | Big Think

Link: The Ten Principles of 3D Printing | Big Think Principle one: Manufacturing complexity is free. In traditional manufacturing, the more complicated an object’s shape, the more it costs to make. On a 3D printer, complexity costs the same as simplicity. Fabricating an ornate and

A third industrial revolution | The Economist (must read )

Link: A third industrial revolution | The Economist (must read ) Digitisation in manufacturing will have a disruptive effect every bit as big as in other industries that have gone digital, such as office equipment, telecoms, photography, music, publishing and films. And the effects will

Can 3D Printing Make Everything We Need? – PSFK

Link: Can 3D Printing Make Everything We Need? – PSFK the technology could enable a shift from the mass production bequeathed to us by Henry Ford to what some people call “mass customisation”. February 07, 2013 at 07:48PM

Future of Manufacturing

By Glen Hiemstra | September 1st, 2011 One of the most interesting, and vital, questions for the future of the U.S., and any country really, is whether it is possible to have a viable economy without any manufacturing capacity in your country. Former Intel CEO