Adam Gopnik, 3D Printers and our Posthuman Future

ImageWhy Adam Gopnik’s argument in favour of gun control in the New Yorker two days ago

is, or soon may be, beside the point.

From Wikipedia 3D Printers Entry.

“As an example of a possible future application, an open source group emerged in the United States in 2012 that is attempting to design a firearm that may be downloaded from the internet and ‘printed’ on a 3-D Printer. The weapon would however still need bullets fabricated by traditional methods. Calling itself Defense Distributed, the group wants to facilitate ‘a working plastic gun that could be downloaded and reproduced by anybody with a 3D printer’.”

Full entry here:  3D Printing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s