Designing Reality: How to Survive and Thrive in the Third by Neil Gershenfeld,Alan Gershenfeld,Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

By Neil Gershenfeld,Alan Gershenfeld,Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld

That's the promise, and peril, of the 3rd electronic revolution, the place somebody might be in a position to make (almost) anything
Two electronic revolutions--computing and communication--have notably remodeled our economic system and lives. a 3rd electronic revolution is the following: fabrication. cutting-edge 3D printers are just the beginning of a pattern, accelerating exponentially, to show information into items: Neil Gershenfeld and his collaborators eventually objective to create a common replicator instantly out of megastar Trek. whereas electronic fabrication grants us self-sufficient towns and the power to make (almost) something, it might probably additionally result in gigantic inequality. the 1st electronic revolutions stuck many of the global flat-footed, because of Designing Reality that will not be actual this time.

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