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How 3D printing will turn us all (back) into makers: Avi Reichental at TED2014

How 3D printing will turn us all (back) into makers: Avi Reichental at TED2014

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3D printing pioneer Avi Reichental is nostalgic for a time he never quite experienced — a time of hyper-local, made-to-order, personalized craftsmanship. While the industrial revolution did a lot to advance humanity, says Reichental, it eradicated local manufacturing that people like his grandfather, a cobbler, excelled in. It atrophied society’s craftsmanship skills. But, says Reichental, there’s []

Wired: The speakers in session 6 of TED2014

Wired: The speakers in session 6 of TED2014

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Technology is always a big theme at TED (it’s the “T,” after all), and in this session we draw back the curtain to take a closer look at what’s really going on within some of the world’s most influential companies. But this isn’t just about the current headline-grabbers. Speakers will also share thoughts and demos []