posted on Oct, 4 2012 @ 03:32 PM
reply to post by tothetenthpower
well for one, your average hardware store can now afford one, and so produce all those things duct tape would have fixed in the past. I can see people
going to a hardware stores and either finding what they were looking for or alternately making it. That sort business will become very profitable
until people can afford to have one of these things. It may bring back the small hardware store.....
I see 3rd world countries improving living conditions as materials become more varied and affordable for 3d printing. They will have better homes, and
I see a new golden age of inventors, and gadgets. I also see in a couple more years a upspring of physicists. Understanding how the world works is
better done with tools that employ its laws. Understanding those laws and our universe will become easier as people experiment with ideas in physical
I see childhoods of imagination killing toys being replaced with kids exploring their imagination to create things to entertain themselves.
In short I see this as the dawn of the creators, the dawn of the age of engineers in every home, and the start of great things.
These tools will change the way we look at the world. It will make our minds more physically expressible and so our ideas grander and more
edit on 4-10-2012 by BIHOTZ because: (no reason given)