Thought Leadership

Why The Debate Around 3D-Printed Guns Needs To Change

Despite the headline, this article is actually not about 3D-printed guns. It’s not about their legality, the threat they represent, the legal wrangling over them or even the societal wisdom of bearing arms. This article isn’t about 3D-printed guns because even the issue […]

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How 3D Printing Is Fighting Global Warming

Going vegetarian. Conserving energy. Cutting back on plastics. Using a fan instead of an air conditioner. Most of us are well aware of the many simple things we can do to combat climate change. Lesser known are the opportunities offered […]

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How 3D Technology Is Saving World Heritage Sites

In March 2001, months before the horrific events of 9/11 put the Taliban on most Americans’ radar, I watched with horror as a group of Afghan extremists rode through the jagged Hindu Kush along the ancient Silk Road. They stopped […]

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How 3D Printing Is Reviving Craftsmanship Across The Globe

200 years ago, the Industrial Revolution upended global craftsmanship, paving the way for machine manufacturing and technology-dependent factories to take the reins from old-school hand production. Two centuries later, after much of our local craftsmanshipmuscle atrophied, a new form of disruption is reviving craftsmanship, […]

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How 3-D Printing Is Revolutionizing The Concept Of Food

Waffles baked up in perfect geometric configurations, as intricate and unique as snowflakes. Smoothies created with perfectly portioned nutritional ratios. Sustainable ingredients like algae and duckweed harnessed for consumption to make your favorite dishes better for the environment.  This isn’t […]

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