The founder of 3D scanning software pioneer GeoMagic proclaimed that 3D printing is as big as the steam engine, Henry Ford, the production line or the Internet.
This is mostly about cursing and a little about 3D printing. A Kickstarter project, &%$^! – An Illustrative History in Profanity, is including 3D printed gifts for their their supporters.
Dr. Gershenfeld, Director of the MIT Center for Bits & Atoms and creator of the FabLab Concept, believes the real power of the coming industrial revolution will be social.
The CryoPop is a low-cost medical device that uses dry ice for the treatment of cervical pre-cancerous lesions, and 3D printing has helped in its development.
There are basic differences between a true FabLab and a shop that has simply gone out and bought a 3D printer