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  •  The staircase leads up (0+ / 0-)

    So it's usually a hard climb, particularly when it's basic technology.

    In fact, there is a push-pull effect to the development of technology and the deployment of it, so we are always looking for the "killer app" that put more brains and $$$ on the job.

    But honestly, 3D printing is not the panacea lots of people today think it is.

    It's already quite useful for some things and will get better, but there are, and always will be limits, and other tools.

    More tools, the merrier.

    {Not a sigline. You are hallucinating.}

    by koNko on Tue May 07, 2013 at 09:18:50 AM PDT

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    •  Sure...but it's a great demonstrator for the (0+ / 0-)

      fallacy of putting all one's faith in regulation.

      People are amazingly good at finding new ways to make life miserable.

      LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

      by dinotrac on Tue May 07, 2013 at 09:59:49 AM PDT

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