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The Cambrian Explosion of Popular 3D Printing

Author(s): Juan Luis Chulilla Cano

Journal: International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
ISSN 1989-1660

Volume: 1;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 30;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: 3D Printing | Cambrian-like Explosion | Distributed Fabrication | Technological Social Enablers

The unexpected appearance of 3D printing has caught many of technology analyst by surprise. In this paper we aim to provide a social context to the feedback loops that have generated this rapid evolution of technologies and skills involved in 3D printing, as well as and online communities related with 3D printing and the impact of this evolution on media an popular imaginary… and our near future.

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