Down The Hype Cycle: A 3D Printer In Every Home?

 When he famously said “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home” in 1977, Ken Olson, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, certainly wasn’t expecting a reality like the one we live in today. Although Olson’s might have been one of the worst tech predictions of all time, variations of the same Read more about Down The Hype Cycle: A 3D Printer In Every Home?[…]

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Don’t Worry: You Can’t 3D Print A Machine Gun

 Prepare yourself for an onslaught media panic because the Ghost Gunner, essentially a kit that lets you print your own AR-15 lower receiver, is ready to ship and getting press attention again. The Ghost Gunner comes to us from Defense Distributed, the creator of the first 3D-printed gun. Here’s the truth: the Ghost Gunner is Read more about Don’t Worry: You Can’t 3D Print A Machine Gun[…]

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This 3D-Printed Star Destroyer Is Two Feet Long

 The Star Destroyer, one of the largest ships in the Star Wars universe, has been recreated in excruciating detail in the form of a two-foot long 3D-printed ship consisting of thousands of small parts. It was, as the creator suggested, a big job. You can check out a set of images here but, sadly, there Read more about This 3D-Printed Star Destroyer Is Two Feet Long[…]

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