Imagine you’re a miner. Working long hours, deep underground, in physically demanding conditions. What you do requires concentration and focus – instead you’re tired and you have a couple of niggling injuries that are distracting you. It’s a combination that can lead to a serious accident.
Remember that scene in The Matrix where Neo is strapped into a chair, hooked up to a computer via a huge needle-stlye plug into his brain, and then has all the information about the art of Kung Fu uploaded directly into his brain?
3D printing is becoming more accessible, more versatile, and is beginning to be marketed as a domestic product. There is even a 3D printer for kids set for release in Oct 2016. It seems like 3D printing is becoming a new household appliance, but really, how many people are using this technology and what are