This undertaking was both an experiment of personality and economics, and a protest against high internet rates. Before December I stated that if everyone stopped paying for internet, the racketeering…
An area that 3D printing is making is mark in is a little unexpected: the automotive industry, where we could soon see a breakthrough in 3D printed vehicles.
We’ve surrounded ourselves by cold, dead technology – effectively barricading ourselves from nature. If there is nothing beyond ourselves and what we’ve created, it’s a terrible world. We can’t even see beyond the boxes. It’s impossible to be in touch with reality.
Sometimes I just stand back and take a look at what technology allows us to do, and let’s face it: it’s pretty damn cool.
Technological advancements cause our cultural and individual foibles and fancies to wax and wane. For instance, when I got a digital radio a good few years back my mother lamented the fact for weeks afterwards – she claimed that she couldn’t separate the memories of her youth from the sound of tuning in to radio stations. To her, the crackle of skipping through the forest and melange of noise and static until you found your station was a noise that evoked memories of her childhood. The advent of digital radios with their noiseless swoop through the airwaves mattered to my mother, however trivial it might seem from a distance.