The Dawn of “Diamond Age”

There is a revolution brewing in manufacturing. This is the so called 3-D printing. I keep reading about new applications of this technology. Here is an article from MIT Technology Review  Magazine on making jet engine parts by “printing” them.

Extremely cool!  This is like an very early version of the technology that was at the center of Neal Stephenson’s novel “Diamond Age”.

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