Category Archives: 3D Printing

Robots Inherit the Farm

The focus of automation in farming has shifted from assisting humans to replacing them More The average age of Japanese farmers is 67. Across all developed countries, the average age of growers is 60. Robotics and automation technologies are just … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Agriculture, Robots | Tagged , | 4 Comments

TEOTWAWKI Survival Cache: Include 3D Printer, Survival e-Library, etc.

When you are placing your survival caches in likely hiding places around the world, do not forget to include a general-purpose, self-replicating 3D printer, along with a comprehensive survival e-library with all the necessary modeling software and plans. You will … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Rebuilding Civilisation, Survival Prepping, TEOTWAWKI, Weapons | Tagged

Immortality via 3D Bioprinting, for the Compleat Survivor

3D printing is opening several promising doors into a future of near-infinite possibilities. One of the most important skills to learn for the more wise and intelligent prepper-survivors is the ability to print useful tools and replacement parts in 3D, … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Biomedicine, expansive future, Regenerative Medicine, Survival Prepping | Tagged ,

Making Government Unnecessary: Brew Your Own Drugs and Chemicals at Home

Automated Molecular Synthesis vs. Biosynthesis of Drugs The image above displays Martin Burke’s molecule-making machine. It is capable of automated chemical synthesis, sometimes described as a “3D Printer for Chemicals.” The machine is meant to facilitate the automated synthesis of … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Creativity, Demographics, Discovery, Disruptive Technologies, expansive future, Genetics and Gene Expression, Government, Science, Technology | Tagged | 2 Comments

Printing a New Civilisation After TSHTF

3D printing is being used to print spare parts for race cars, fighter jets, to print firearms and rocket engines. It is also being used to print pills, body tissues and replacement parts, to print entire homes, boats, and automobiles. … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Rebuilding Civilisation, Survival Prepping, TEOTWAWKI | Tagged ,

What’s So Great About 3D Printing?

A Disruptive Technology 3D printing is disruptive in several ways. First, it will compete with and partially replace several different industrial processes. Next, it will allow the creation of completely new products — and completely new tools for creating new … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Disruptive Technologies, Future, Rebuilding Civilisation, Technology | Tagged | 3 Comments

Disruptive Emerging Innovation: Making Government Superfluous

Making Government Superfluous: Emerging Disruptive Innovation Many “futurists” and technology observers often fall for “Gee Whiz!” technologies, which all too suddenly fall into the “so what?” category. Most new consumer electronics fads, for example, tend to follow that pattern. This … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Competence, Disruptive Technologies, Future, Government, innovation, Technology | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Printing a Bridge to the 22nd Century

The End of Government as We Know It What will atomic-level 3D printing mean? The end of poverty The creation of abundance & utopia The end of crime through the removal of greed End of financial and resource driven wars … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, expansive future, Future, Shelter, Technology | Tagged | 8 Comments

How Long Before We Can Print a Human Brain in 3-D?

The human brain is an intricately complex organ — perhaps the most complex single structure in the universe. Today, human brains simply “make themselves” in the course of human development. But what if we could print exact working “replicas” of … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Cognition, Future, Human Brain, Sensitive and Critical Periods of Development | Tagged ,

Homemade Weapons of Survival and Resistance: Outlasting the Bastards

Acolyte: Master, when TSHTF, will we need guns — lots of guns? Master Fin: Grasshopper, when TSHTF not only will we need guns — lots of guns — but we will also need things that go boom! things that go … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Printing, Survival Prepping, Weapons | Tagged , | 2 Comments