Friday, March 13, 2015

The Glass May Be Half Full

So much misery in the world, at least as the newspapers report (there is less violence and poverty than 10/20/30 years ago but whatever), and much fear of the apocalypse.  But then we have this:

I had scoffed at 3D printing, having no clue about its potential.  I still don't understand it--what goes in the machine?  But if it can do stuff like this, and other things I have seen lately, well, we live in a pretty amazing time.  Of course, this is probably all just a diversion by the intelligent computers....  this video provides quite a shot of perspective sauce to start the day.

1 comment:

Mrs. Spew said...

Liquid plastic polymers goes in the machine, as well as they can use silicon and other substances. Which makes the 3D guns even more problematic, since they can go through a metal detector undetected.